Definition of primary :
supereminent, master, immemorial, advance, base, catching, unproblematic, supreme, indigenous, major, primary feather, near, beauty contest, beginning, particular, first-string, disenfranchise, prelusive, capital, earlier, leading, presiding, number one, autoimmune, congenital, grand, direct elections, acute, primary election, pioneer, native, top, previous, dominant, main, advanced, principal, chief, immediate, uncreated, formal, primitive, patriarchal, initial, numero uno, original, campaign, overriding, first, paramount, unmediated, lead, applied, ancient, academic, surface, underived, by the time, old, prefatory, radical, primary quill, curricular, clinical, foremost, chronic, since, early, key, high, primordial, precursory, preeminent, primary winding, big, autochthonic, prior, by-election, commanding, cardinal, important, elect, start, didactic, diachronic, overmastering, primeval, advance poll, chad, maiden, barely, primary coil, great, overbearing, firsthand, educational, greatest, premier, electioneering, preparative, prelim, highest, pristine, introductory, preparatory, underlying, before, election, benign, earliest, central, communicable, sovereign, arch, uncomplicated, of import, asymptomatic, special, graduate, direct, predominant
pure (part of speech: adjective)
basic, innocent, blameless, angelic, plain, pure, aboriginal, honorable, faultless, primal, undiluted, purebred, basal, guiltless, elemental, unadulterated, spotless, uncluttered, indivisible, unsullied, undefiled, unblemished, elementary, sinless, fundamental, simon-pure, stainless, irreducible, prime, monolithic, essential, austere, clear, stark, unadorned, white, unalloyed, virtuous, chaste, bare, decent, clean, atomic, untarnished, untainted, nascent, immaculate, formative, foundational, simple
- The whole state of primary education in the North- West, I may say in India, is on a very different footing from what it was in 1840. Great progress in every department of education has been made since that time. - "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.
- Burl's reasoning, before, was simple and of the primary order. - "The Mad Planet", Murray Leinster.
- It may prove they are not elements, or at least not primary elements at all, and finally drive the scientists to my theory that there are only three primary elements in the universe, and they are spirit, electricity and matter. - "The Universe a Vast Electric Organism", George Woodward Warder.