Past and Tribal


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Past adjective – Having been such at some previous time.
Tribal and past are semantically related In some cases you can use "Tribal" instead an adjective "Past".
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Tribal adjective – Of, relating to, or reflecting the traits exhibited by a group of people with a common ancestry and culture.
Past and tribal are semantically related in ancestral topic. Sometimes you can use "Past" instead an adjective "Tribal".
Nearby Words: tribe, tribalism
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  • Film / The Last Samurai My Greatest Second Chance: Algren experiences immense regret and guilt over his past experience with the tribal Native Americans, but the opportunity arises to redeem this regret when faced with a similar situation with the tribal Japanese.
  • Literature / Temeraire Among the Inca, in ages past there was a normal tribal structure among the humans, and having a dragon as a member of your tribe was seen as a sign of great status, and an indication of remarkable capabilities to have attracted them.
  • It's also speculated to be a remnant of something that evolved in humanity's tribal past — women and children captured in raids, if they were able to switch allegiance to that of their captors, survived longer and reproduced.
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