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1. pristine

adjective. ['ˈprɪstiːn'] immaculately clean and unused.

Antonyms

  • infect

Etymology

  • pristin (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πρίστης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Pristine

  • sistine

Example sentences of the word pristine


1. Adjective
That new car smell and pristine shine may last for months but your vehicle's value won't.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Once again, it is very difficult to maintain that original pristine finish.

Quotes containing the word pristine


1. So many times I've photographed stories that show the degradation of the planet. I had one idea to go and photograph the factories that were polluting, and to see all the deposits of garbage. But, in the end, I thought the only way to give us an incentive, to bring hope, is to show the pictures of the pristine planet - to see the innocence.
- Sebastiao Salgado

2. All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
- Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

3. Discrete vs. Discreet Moonlight falls upon my feet,beyond the sun's overwrought conceit.I'm painted pristine white, without the heat;reflection's cool reflection~ how discreet!
- Beryl Dov

2. pristine

adjective. ['ˈprɪstiːn'] completely free from dirt or contamination.

Antonyms

  • untidy

Etymology

  • pristin (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πρίστης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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