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Synonyms for secondary

Synonyms for secondary

stemming from an original source

one belonging to a lower class or rank

Synonyms for secondary

the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen

coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil

being of second rank or importance or value

inferior in rank or status

depending on or incidental to what is original or primary

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not of major importance

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belonging to a lower class or rank

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For this purpose, I will draw together some of the disparate threads of recent criticism on the poem--its self-conscious secondariness to Homer and Virgil, its intertextual and generic complexity, its Ovidian influence and its ambiguous representation of gender--to show how the Achilleid stages a transformation of both the epic tradition and epic masculinity.
In defining and defending the literary arts and their study, ACUTE/ACCUTE's endeavours on our collective behalf have also worked to fight those feelings of beleaguered secondariness that literature scholars and teachers have sometimes been made to experience.
What is wrong in modern versions of such situations is its secondariness and its passivity.
10) And yet translation itself is so aggrandized in the ensuing epistle to the reader, as we have seen, that its supposed secondariness inverts: the "reputed femalls" turn out only a few pages later to be primary, an indispensable cosmopolitan medium, irreducible to the collective human accumulation of knowledge.
The opening scene of The Barracks, where Willie, Una, and Sheila play their allotted parts in the ritual of nightfall in the presence of their silently suffering stepmother, Elizabeth, introduces us to a world where children have a deeply ingrained understanding of their secondariness.
However both of them would probably not be able to describe it as "beautifully" as Said says Proust does in the first and last volumes of his novel where secondariness and borrowed authority are symbolized so eloquently in a "language of temporal duration" (Ibid.