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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A brutal barbarous act; The trait of extreme cruelty; The property of being untamed and ferocious.

Usage examples (36)
  • A craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums
  • His punishment for such savagery is transformation.
  • Truly, the veneer between civilized thought and jungle savagery is thinner than I ever thought. hardtruth
  • The American mob's grim reputation for sheer anthropoid savagery is equaled only by that of the revolutionary mobs of Paris. for more
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