barbarian

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barbarian

a member of a primitive or uncivilized people
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On addressing him, he advanced at once in the most cordial manner, and greeting me warmly, seemed to enjoy not a little the effect his barbaric costume had produced upon me.
Well, I give my proofs: I will pay this barbaric bribe, and then go back to reason for the rest of my life.
Glimpses of some of the walls revealed the fact that they were covered with hangings of some colored fabric, while upon the floors were thick rugs of barbaric design and the skins of black lions and beautifully marked leopards.
Big fellows they were, all of them, their barbaric headdresses and grotesquely painted faces, together with their many metal ornaments and gorgeously coloured feathers, adding to their wild, fierce appearance.
Even among the gorgeous trappings of the men of Helium and the visitors from distant empires those of the stranger were remarkable for their barbaric splendor.
A tasteless and barbaric display, a vulgar generosity, an ignorant and purposeless prodigality.
Their ears were pierced and distended to accommodate wooden plugs and sticks, pipes, and all manner of barbaric ornaments.
Kama entered the Tivoli, tall, lean, muscular, and fur-clad, the pick of his barbaric race and barbaric still, unshaken and unabashed by the revellers that rioted about him while Daylight gave his orders.
Sixty feet in the clear, the dim fire occasionally lighted, through shadowy cross-beams, the ridge-pole that was covered with sennit of coconut that was braided in barbaric designs of black and white and that was stained by the smoke of years almost to a monochrome of dirty brown.
He entered strange ports of sun-washed lands, and trod market-places among barbaric peoples that no man had ever seen.
Once the jews' harp began emitting its barbaric rhythms, Michael was helpless.
The little boys ran to and fro, dodging, hurling stones and swearing in barbaric trebles.