cannibal


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cannibal

a. a person who eats the flesh of other human beings
b. (as modifier): cannibal tribes
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Then, dry-eyed but suffering, she rose and followed the Russian through the Stygian blackness of the jungle, along the winding, leafy corridor that led from the village of M'ganwazam, the black cannibal, to the camp of Nikolas Rokoff, the white fiend.
This account cleared up the otherwise unaccountable mystery, and showed that the landlord, after all, had had no idea of fooling me --but at the same time what could I think of a harpooneer who stayed out a Saturday night clean into the holy Sabbath, engaged in such a cannibal business as selling the heads of dead idolators?
The next moment the light was extinguished, and this wild cannibal, tomahawk between his teeth, sprang into bed with me.
Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
I remembered a story of a white man --a whaleman too--who, falling among the cannibals, had been tattooed by them.
Unfortunate man of science, after having braved the icebergs of the South Pole, the coral reefs of Oceania, the cannibals of the Pacific, to perish miserably in a railway train
The presence of these cannibals affected them no more than the soldiers of a masked battery care for the ants that crawl over its front.
Reach out Thy hand, O Lord, and save Fiji, poor cannibal Fiji.
That is true," interjected Clayton, "yet we must not overlook the fact that except for himself the only human beings within hundreds of miles are savage cannibals.
The eyes of all the cannibals were fixed upon him in doubt and fear and eagerness.
He is in favour of what seems to be a rather problematic version of the cannibal discourse.
8 and 22): If we lived in a cannibal society and someone raised an objection to the practice, that voice would be vilified, dismissed and mocked.