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Use "totemistic" in a sentence
"The last class of exogamous divisions are those called totemistic, when the clan is named after a plant or animal or other natural object."
"As our review of what may be called totemistic features shows,  the one permanent element in the relation between men and nonhuman, nondivine objects is reverence for these last on men's part; and the conception of an alliance, defensive and offensive, between the two groups has been proposed above as an additional differentia of totemism, a sense of kinship being involved."
"Critic Camille Paglia describes Plaster Caster's work as "totemistic," as an example of "women taking control," yet in the end it seems oddly mundane."