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Synonyms for original

Synonyms for original

arising from or going to the root or source

not derived from something else

not the same as what was previously known or done

characterized by or productive of new things or new ideas

a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

a person who is appealingly odd or curious

Synonyms for original

an original creation (i

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something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

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preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed

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(of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary

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being or productive of something fresh and unusual

not derived or copied or translated from something else

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In fact, he showed more of the Pyncheon quality, and had won higher eminence in the world, than any of his race since the time of the original Puritan.
He notified the Western Union confidentially, of course, that its case could not be proven, and that "Bell was the original inventor of the telephone.
The legislature of the United States would certainly have full power to provide, that in appeals to the Supreme Court there should be no re-examination of facts where they had been tried in the original causes by juries.
Louis, had thrown him much behind his original calculations, so that it would be impossible to effect his voyage up the Missouri in the present year.
Here is one of the finest scholars, one of the most original men of genius, and one of the most industrious of the literary profession of our country, whose temporary suspension of labor, from bodily illness, drops him immediately to a level with the common objects of public charity.
The original 'Worm' so-called, from which the name of the place came, had to find a direct way down to the marshes and the mud- holes.
Now if in this particular science any one would attend to its original seeds, and their first shoot, he would then as in others have the subject perfectly before him; and perceive, in the first place, that it is requisite that those should be joined together whose species cannot exist without each other, as the male and the female, for the business of propagation; and this not through choice, but by that natural impulse which acts both upon plants and animals also, for the purpose of their leaving behind them others like themselves.
But, of late, Totski had observed many strange and original features and characteristics in Nastasia, which he had neither known nor reckoned upon in former times, and some of these fascinated him, even now, in spite of the fact that all his old calculations with regard to her were long ago cast to the winds.
I began at once to make my imitations of Ossian, and I dare say they were not windier and mistier than the original.
Of course there can be no exact parallel between arts so different as architecture and poetic composition: But certainly in the poetry of our day also, though it has been in some instances powerfully initiative and original, there is great scholarship, a large comparative acquaintance with the poetic methods of earlier workmen, and a very subtle intelligence of their charm.
What the baggageman did not know, and what Peterson did know, was that of these thirty-five dogs not one was a surviving original of the troupe when it first started out four years before.
In the original form of publication the Rogue was very favorably received.
At this evidence of Mongolian barbarity the White Christians were so greatly incensed that they carried out their original design.
If the original letter had been in its place, I believe I should have burned the original at that moment.
You can always tell what is from the original by the quotation marks, if by nothing else.
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