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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If animal prey and edible plants were becoming scarce, cannibalistic burial rituals may have been partly inspired by hunger, he says.
This rare admission, for the period, of the possibility of a cannibalistic reading did not sit well with the next generation of commentators.
As both revenger and cook, Titus's cannibalistic recipe "parodies popular therapeutic prescriptions" (53).
htm) "zombie attack" in Miami that spurred the cannibalistic craze was thought to be caused by bath salts, but no trace of the substance was found in attacker Rudy Eugene's system.
Cod are naturally cannibalistic and it is therefore no surprise that where cod populations are larger, as is the case in the Barents Sea, that fishers are finding high numbers of juvenile cod in the stomachs offish being cleaned for market.
There is also the possibility that Oman will award a third mobile license once the requisite spectrum is available, a prospect that could well trigger future cannibalistic pricing wars.
PFP Director T H Shah said in a statement that the brutal and cannibalistic murder of innocent young boys Mughees and Muneeb in the presence of the crowd of peoples as well as law-enforcing personnel is blot on the Islamic and democratic character of the state of Pakistan.
It's the same format, as Three Finger and his cannibalistic clan of inbred mutants hunt a new group of pretty hikers in the woods.
Sir Fred Goodwin has become the epitome of the bankers who collectively occupy a place in public opinion significantly lower than cannibalistic paedophile global-warming deniers" - Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
Every night, he retires to his fortresslike apartment, trying to block out the screams of the Infected - cannibalistic denizens who would tear him limb from limb if they ever knew his whereabouts.
Then they find themselves being picked off by cannibalistic mutants in a blood-soaked sequel co-written by horror master Wes Craven.
This is also a not-so-sylvan place hosting closet-vampires who occasionally entertain cannibalistic dinner parties .