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pris·tine

pristine

 
 
pronunciation:
prI stin
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the earliest period or original condition.
In its pristine state, the prairie was filled with numerous types of grasses and an abundance of wild flowers.
synonyms:
primary, primeval, primitive
similar words:
early, natural, original, prehistoric, prime, primordial, virgin
definition 2: pure, fresh, or clean as new; unspoiled or unsullied.
After months spent trekking in the pristine wilderness, the city seemed a noisy, crowded, polluted place.The used car had hardly any mileage on it and was in pristine condition.
synonyms:
unblemished, undefiled, unpolluted, unsullied, virgin, virginal
antonyms:
beaten, dirty, foul, spoiled, timeworn
similar words:
clean, fresh, immaculate, natural, pure, spotless, stainless, uncontaminated, undamaged, unspoiled, untarnished
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