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  • adj. Of, relating to, or resembling Adam.


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  • A left-leaning social critic, Adamic is sympathetic to workers who rebelled against their employers.

    Terror in America From Another Era

  • a first, to be called the Adamic, a second, to be called the Noachic;

    The Gist of Swedenborg

  • I think I detected a visible blush, though she found at that time a great deal to do in spreading bread and butter for James, and shuffling his plate; and, indeed, it was rather a vehement attack on her humility, since it gave her at least "angelic perfection," if not "Adamic" (to use Methodist technics).

    Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled From Her Letters and Journals by Her Son Charles Edward Stowe

  • And the snarl of my anger was blended with the snarls of beasts more ancient than the mountains, and the vocal madness of my child hysteria, with all the red of its wrath, was chorded with the insensate, stupid cries of beasts pre-Adamic and pregeologic in time.

    Chapter 1

  • Dynamite By Louis Adamic (1931) Louis Adamic 's "Dynamite" was — and remains — the only popular overview of the violent clashes that accompanied the flourishing of American industry from the Gilded Age through the New Deal.

    Terror in America From Another Era

  • However, our carnal, unenlightened Adamic nature feels compelled to defend the image we have of God and good, and trying to manage these images has caused us to systematically put the planet in peril.

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • "It's hard to find space to build on," says Donna Adamic, superintendent of Cicero's elementary school district.

    Possible air hazards rarely considered in plans for schools

  • Finding the “Adamic language” — the names Adam gave to stuff in the Garden of Eden — was a perennial preoccupation of Renaissance magi, for instance.

    Obama’s belief in the power of words continues

  • Even if it isn't, it has some hymnic/poetic features; on the other hand, it seems to give expression to the sort of "Adamic Christology" that surfaces in Paul's writings at key moments.

    Why Liberal Christianity Isn't Bankrupt

  • A new paper from Michigan and Santa Fe (Bakshy, Karrer, Adamic) (thanks Mark Bell for the tip) reports on social network adoption effects in Second Life.

    July 2009


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