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pertaining to or suggestive of Adam.
Historical Examples

They express the real nature of the old Adamic man better than a thousand volumes of theology could do.
The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer

The voice of the fathers was altogether against the possibility of their Adamic descent.
History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2) John William Draper

Faith may now be exercised without a jar to the moral life and without embarrassment to the Adamic ego.
The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer

The drawings and jests that did not leave much to be filled out, adorned many a German page with an Adamic candor.
Villa Elsa Stuart Henry

Therefore he feared not, but with that old Adamic strain in his nature, really yearned for the battle.
Deerfoot in The Mountains Edward S. Ellis

He ascribes the purity of the Adamic church to this condition, and its degeneracy and destruction, to the loss of it.
History of American Socialisms John Humphrey Noyes

It was just the place and time for my Adamic air-bath and flesh-brushing from head to foot.
Complete Prose Works Walt Whitman


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