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(In call of the wild)

What does the phrase "The dominant primordial beast was strong in Buck" mean?

A. Buck was eager to fight his rival.
B. Buck followed his deepest instincts.
C. Buck gained physical strength.

I think A

  • La -

    No.

    What does primordial mean?

  • La -

    " existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval "

  • La -

    So maybe B? Because his instincts were there from the beginning, Because later on in the chapter he fights his rival but he also talks about instincts

  • La -

    Yes, B.
    Primordial also means primitive.

    http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/primordial?s=t

  • La -

    Thanks Ms.Sue!

  • La -

    You're welcome, Spn.

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