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Adamical   Listen
adjective
Adamical, Adamic  adj.  Of or pertaining to Adam, or resembling him.
Adamic earth, a name given to common red clay, from a notion that Adam means red earth.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Adamical" Quotes from Famous Books



... people who regard the settlement of countries and the selection of great capitals as a matter of pure romantic accident. Philosophers know, that, if, at the opening of the Adamic period, any man had existed with a perfect knowledge of the world's physical geography and the laws of national development, he would have been able to foretell a priori the situations of all the greatest capitals. It is a law as fixed as that ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865 • Various

... into evil company and been interpreted by many in such manner as actually to bar men from the knowledge of God. The whole transaction of religious conversion has been made mechanical and spiritless. Faith may now be exercised without a jar to the moral life and without embarrassment to the Adamic ego. Christ may be "received" without creating any special love for Him in the soul of the receiver. The man is "saved," but he is not hungry nor thirsty after God. In fact he is specifically taught to be satisfied and encouraged ...
— The Pursuit of God • A. W. Tozer



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