"In any primitive legal way I considered it as such."
"But the business is too sophisticated these days for the primitive ways of the past to work."
A traditional computer approaches a problem in a primitive way.
"This is a new kind of terrorism by small groups, committed in a primitive way."
At least Father hadn't made them live in a completely primitive way.
In this primitive way is the commerce of the country carried on.
It was, in its primitive way, a model of efficiency.
In addition, they still lived on primitive ways of fishing and hunting.
Once the outside world had touched them, he said, there could be no turning back to the primitive ways of their past.
"I do believe they are trying in their primitive way to communicate!"