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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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Ambiguous Adjective Verb alertness 72 7 6 0 0 alert 34 116 9 0 33 coolness 82 30 21 0 0 cool 39 0 13 44 8 coolth 1 0 0 0 0 darkness 667 2,434 30 0 0 dark 268 1,689 44 1,905 1 dryness 100 16 7 0 0 dry 0 0 0 2 0 faintness 19 0 0 0 0 faint 7 3 1 20 1 hotness 11 1 4 0 0 hot 0 17 1 0 22 lowness 3 1 0 0 0 low 35 123 18 179 0 savageness 1 0 0 0 0 savage 0 242 0 64 0 savagery 82 56 9 3 0 warmness 2 0 1 0 0 warm 0 1 0 2 0 Table 6: Computation of C value for -ness vs.
As she came to know about the savageness of the Australian terrorist, Premier Jacinda Ardern appeared in mourning black attire with scarf on head.
The activists while raising slogans of 'Kashmir Banega Pakistan' and 'Allah-0-Akbar' condemned the savageness and unlawful act of brutal torture on Kashmiri people by Indian Government.
That is because faith in the Sustainer makesthe individual steadfast in his resistance to passing corporeal pleasures and expands the soul's capacities; whereas turning one's back to God and spirituality and inclining towards such pleasures produces emotional stagnation and the degeneration of one's spiritual personality, bringing man down from the sublime station of humanity and moral excellence to the decadent level of savageness and nescience.
From the perspective of structuralism anthropology, the opposition of meat eating, and vegetable eating contains cultural and natural binary opposition and connotes the separation of civilization and savageness. In ancient China, the binary opposition was set artificially through ritualized privilege rather than by the medium of fire (Li and Tian 2014).
The savageness of the present war shows to what extent they are serious about this, practicing an old colonial devise: What you can't control -- you must destroy.
Resultantly India is proving its viciousness and savageness against the innocents.
There are no words to describe the savageness the pair, along with two other Brits, are alleged to have inflicted on their captives.
Saviano depicts Mondragone as a place where savageness is the true value of commerce, again equating evil with commercialism.
The lesson from history is not that such savageness will never happen again but, rather, that there is an unfettered human capacity to invent and re-invent the wheel of destructiveness.
The Hottentot bolstered Europe's negative attitude towards Black sexuality; this woman is sex-crazed and, therefore, equated with savageness or primitivism.