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savage

1. (of peoples) nonliterate or primitive
2. (of terrain) rugged and uncultivated
3. a member of a nonliterate society, esp one regarded as primitive

Savage

Michael Joseph. 1872-1940, New Zealand statesman; prime minister of New Zealand (1935-40)
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In trying to calm down a situation and prevent it from escalating, the victim was savagely beaten
At his trial, Dietschmann said when he savagely attacked Nicholas Davies at a house in Rappat Road, Wallasey, he had been grief-stricken over the death of his aunt Sarah.
That in a time of war--and the war against terrorism and Islamic extremism is indeed a most fearsome war--that you, a Catholic publication, would be so evil as to savagely defame our military is nothing less than sinful.
Bolano seems to suggest that art does not imitate life; rather, art wants to escape life, but life comes savagely chasing after it.
Brought by three women who were savagely assaulted by members of FRAPH, the lawsuit alleges that Constant was responsible for torture, rape, and crimes against humanity.
Jodi was stripped, tied up and savagely stabbed to death in woods near her home in Dalkeith, Midlothian, on June 30, 2003.
The 21-year-old college student was savagely beaten, tied to a fence post, and left for dead outside Laramie, Wyoming, in October 1998.
Two woman have been locked up after they savagely attacked a mother with a knife in her own home.
8, their total points was cut particularly savagely by Cantor from 177-182 to 154-158 and they are out to 37-40 from 50-53 jollies with three firms on the indices.
The little dog apparently blurred into nine inches of fanged ferocity when it savagely mauled a police officerE or at least nipped her leg.
In a strong performance by Luis Napoles, he becomes savagely interested in Miranda and even more interested in the boozy endeavors of Stephano and Trinculo (Benjamin, Schreivogel and Sunchai Muy).
The specialty event had become the "International Festival of Fantasy, Action and Genre Cinema," and its impassioned programming directors Mitch Davis, Julien Fonfrede, Karim Hussain and Anthony Timpone described it this way: "Fantasia 2000 is a savagely eclectic festival, born under the sign of surprise.