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Word: pristine

Definition: unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition

Sentences Containing 'pristine'

(The DV scale is near zero for a pristine atmosphere, with a change of one deciview being a just noticeable change.)
A treeless lot sells for about 30 percent less than one with pristine trees, and buyers will pay about 15 percent less for a lot with damaged trees.
Ambarnath east was once a pristine area of beautiful bungalows but unplanned development over the years has taken its toll.
And so, as I am not and, so far as one can judge, cannot be enchanted, she it is that is enchanted, that is smitten, that is altered, changed, and transformed; in her have my enemies revenged themselves upon me, and for her shall I live in ceaseless tears, until I see her in her pristine state.
Director Delmer Daves described the difficulty he had in finding a pristine location for the film, as his previous western, "Broken Arrow" (1950), had popularized the region.
During Schultzberg's time in the band, several early works were recorded including their first 7" single "Bruise Pristine", the "Come Home" EP, the single version of "Nancy Boy" with b-sides "Slackerbitch", "Miss Moneypenny", "Bigmouth Strikes Again" and their eponymous debut album; on the track "I Know", he played didgeridoo as well as drums.
Each station is positioned in a pristine site which is expected to remain free from development over coming decades.
Gopeshwar is located at . It has an average elevation of . Gopeshwar is said to be able to captivate any visitor with its mystic charm and pristine beauty.
In 335 AD, Kalinga had lost its pristine glory and was reduced into small principalities.
In the 1920s the owners of a large resort adjacent to Henry Cowell's holdings raised support for the County of Santa Cruz to buy and preserve their pristine redwood lands, an action finally approved of, in large part thanks to the work of California Lieutenant Governor William Jeter, in 1930.
It was utilized historically as a hay meadow, which allowed it to survive in its relatively pristine state.
Laurent’s best-known work is the film "Amazay: A Film About Water" (2009), which explores the Tse Keh Nay First Nations' battle against Northgate Minerals’ proposed dumping of 750 million tonnes of acid tailings into a pristine lake in Tse Keh Nay territory.
Nagalapuram is a pristine beauty which offers lovely one day treks from Chennai via Sri City with beautiful view of the water falls.
Naples State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA) is a marine protected area that protects Naples Reef which is located about three-quarters of a mile offshore along the middle of the pristine and rural Gaviota Coast in Santa Barbara County on California’s south coast. The SMCA covers 2.58 square miles.
Norway announced in February 2012 that, in order to protect the islands from the danger of a ship running aground and possibly causing an oil spill within a pristine fjord, it would implement a requirement for cruise ships to carry a licensed pilot in order for the ship to enter any of the islands' fjords: Many of the fjords on Svalbard are quite dangerous, with strong torrents and narrow fairways.
Open fields along gently rolling hills overlook unguarded beaches and pristine views of the lake.
Pristina being the capital city of Kosovo and in the mean time ranked as the largest one is also the city where the commuting phenomenon is present the most. Pristine had a 34% (about 56,000 commuter) increase in population when commuters were added.
Schultzberg initially left the band in September 1995, but rejoined to record the first seven inch single "Bruise Pristine".
The Beam family, which owns the property on which the district is located, has never permitted any excavation of the mound; while this has prevented conclusive identification of its builders, they have ensured that the mound remains undisturbed and pristine in the fields above the Anderson Fork.
The falls (both Augrabies and Ritchie) are threatened by the development of a hydro power station proposed by a consortium between Hydo Tasmania and Hydro South Africa, despite the fact that only 10% of the Orange River is considered to be pristine wilderness.
The Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA) involves a set of pristine sites set aside and monitored to observe the migration of plant species due to climate change.
The public interest for the city is rising since there is a nature reserve named Parque da Juréia (Jureia Natural Park), featuring pristine beaches (Prainha, Guarau, Parnapoa or Parnapuã, Juquiazinho, Baleia, Praia Preta, Desertinha, Carambore and Barra do Una), which is also a "local caiçara" (native) community of fishermen, sheltering also an immense diversity of flora and fauna.
The Ritchie Falls are in a pristine wilderness area, only accessible after a two day hike or by rafting down from Onseepkans.
The SLG Raman spectrum featured no D and D′ band, indicating its pristine nature.
This fact, together with the strong wine culture, and pristine natural and architectural beauty has made Franschhoek into what many describe as the "food and wine capital" of South Africa.
This proclaimed protected pristine area lies at the junction of the Ts’ehlanyane and the Holomo rivers.
This proposed pipeline is strongly opposed by many BC residents, as it would put at risk some of the region’s most pristine areas of nature, such as the Great Bear Rainforest, should there be an oil spill.
This sanctuary contains pristine vegetation classified as West Coast Tropical Evergreen Forests, West Coast Semi - Evergreen Forests and Moist Deciduous Forests.
To thee, great hero who all praise transcends, La Mancha's lustre and Iberia's star, Don Quixote, wise as brave, to thee I say-- For peerless Dulcinea del Toboso Her pristine form and beauty to regain, 'T is needful that thy esquire Sancho shall, On his own sturdy buttocks bared to heaven, Three thousand and three hundred lashes lay, And that they smart and sting and hurt him well.
When scholars first encountered them in the early 20th century, they thought that the Lacandon were the direct descendants of ancient Classic Maya people who fled into the rainforest at the time of the Spanish Conquest and remained linguistically and culturally pristine ever since.
Wilderness areas have been established around the country to ensure long-term protection of pristine habitats.
Wind-blown spores from this rapidly growing Australian import can migrate many miles into pristine "Cibotium" forests.

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