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animalism

the doctrine or belief that man lacks a spiritual nature
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I am ashamed to be a Kentish lad, born and bred, if people and their animalistic attitude towards money and getting a refund overrules the fact that something had gone terribly wrong.
The climax of the evening was Grand Duo, set to music by Lou Harrison, pulsating with animalistic, tribal savagery.
Whether in a deep-seated, animalistic way, going back billions of years, or a sense of tribal jealousy or just antagonism, I don't know," the Sun quoted Dame Helen Mirren, as saying.
So let me say that, yes, Denny and Katia have much frantic, animalistic sex (in the pool, in the desert, in their motel room), but it was this ``lovemaking'' that actually prompted most of the festival laughter, given all the operatic orgasms emanating from encounters that seem more like bellowing contests than sexual trysts.
When an animalistic Darrell Jones violates Zack Fuller, stripping him with his teeth before discarding him, and Fuller then brutally "domesticates" his erstwhile attacker, the performers so fully inhabit this violence that it elicits a visceral response.
The dance is sexy and sultry, combative and athletic, slick and animalistic, with live video feeds and mood-reflecting lighting design projected on to the floor.
Not to say the Metrodome's Teflon-coated fans aren't as party animalistic.
Campos and Torrero performed Pareja (the couple) using lies and falls in a more modern idiom to express a courtship, with nonflamenco touching and animalistic, birdlike gestures.
Belfast coroner Brian Sherrard said: "It seems to me that it can only be described as something which is animalistic.
Drumm's Carmen is slightly less animalistic then Sara Fulgoni's representation in the last season, although she still head butts Don Jose with ferocity.
The concept was that believably animalistic, flying dragons, awakened from centuries of hibernation, would quickly multiply and, more or less, burn the world to a crisp in the space of two decades.
I think being a mum is a very gut reaction, it's a very animalistic thing just to love your child.