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Bestial or brutish.
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  1. Bestial or brutish.
  2. Of, like, fit for, or characteristic of swine; beastly, piggish, coarse, etc.
  3. Resembling or befitting swine.
A living being, especially an animal:
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  1. A living being, especially an animal:
  2. An imaginary or fantastical being:
  3. (--- Chiefly Dial.) A domestic animal, specif. a horse
Of or resembling a beast:
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  1. Of or resembling a beast:
  2. Marked by brutality or depravity; brutal or depraved:
  3. Of beasts or lower animals
(Informal) Disagreeable; unpleasant
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  1. (Informal) Disagreeable; unpleasant
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of a beast; bestial, brutal, etc.
  3. Of or resembling a beast; bestial.
Any of a large class (Mammalia) of warmblooded, usually hairy vertebrates whose offspring are fed with milk secreted by the female mammary glands
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  1. Any of a large class (Mammalia) of warmblooded, usually hairy vertebrates whose offspring are fed with milk secreted by the female mammary glands
  2. Any of various warm-blooded vertebrate animals of the class Mammalia, whose young feed on milk that is produced by the mother's mammary glands. Unlike other vertebrates, mammals have a diaphragm that separates the heart and lungs from the other internal organs, red blood cells that lack a nucleus, and usually hair or fur. All mammals but the monotremes bear live young. Mammals include rodents, cats, dogs, ungulates, cetaceans, and apes.
The totality of all things that exist:
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  1. The totality of all things that exist:
  2. An individual form of life; an organism:
  3. All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence:
Of or like a brute; savage, gross, stupid, sensual, irrational, etc.
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  1. Of or like a brute; savage, gross, stupid, sensual, irrational, etc.
  2. Crude in feeling or manner.
  3. Of or characteristic of a brute.
Risky; imprudent:
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  1. Risky; imprudent:
  2. Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed:
  3. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Having returned to a wild condition
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  1. Having returned to a wild condition
  2. Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage:
  3. Untamed; wild
Wild, uncontrolled, especially of animals not domesticated or trained to human contact.
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  1. Wild, uncontrolled, especially of animals not domesticated or trained to human contact.
Of, relating to, or derived from instinct.
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  1. Of, relating to, or derived from instinct.
  2. Of, relating to, or prompted by instinct.
  3. Arising from impulse or natural inclination.
Of or relating to the science of zoology.
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  1. Of or relating to the science of zoology.
  2. Of or relating to animals or animal life.
  3. Of, or relating to, animals.
Of a material nature; tangible:
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  1. Of a material nature; tangible:
  2. Of a material nature; perceptible by the senses; tangible
  3. Of, for, or having the nature of, the body; physical; bodily; not spiritual
Relating to material things:
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  1. Relating to material things:
  2. Of nature and all matter; natural; material
  3. Of natural science or natural philosophy
Of, relating to, or belonging to the body.
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  1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the body.
  2. Physical
Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle:
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  1. Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle:
  2. Having well-developed muscles:
  3. Having or suggesting great forcefulness, especially at the expense of subtlety:
Fond of bodily pleasures; sensual
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  1. Fond of bodily pleasures; sensual
  2. Of the body and its nature; corporeal
  3. Of, relating to, or inclined to bodily and especially sexual pleasure; sensual.
Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
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  1. Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
  2. Of the body and the senses as distinguished from the intellect or spirit; bodily
  3. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses, especially sexual gratification:
Of or relating to the body or flesh; bodily:
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  1. Of or relating to the body or flesh; bodily:
  2. In or of the flesh; bodily; material or worldly, not spiritual
  3. Relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites:
Hearty or uninhibited; natural:
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  1. Hearty or uninhibited; natural:
  2. Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.
  3. Simple and natural; hearty
Conceivable; possible
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  1. Conceivable; possible
  2. Conceivable; possible:
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of this earth.
Related genetically:
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  1. Related genetically:
  2. Conforming to the usual or ordinary course of nature:
  3. (--- Biology) Not produced or changed artificially; not conditioned:
(Rare) A person with primacy
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  1. (Rare) A person with primacy
  2. Any of various mammals of the order Primates, having a highly developed brain, eyes facing forward, a shortened nose and muzzle, and opposable thumbs. Primates usually live in groups with complex social systems, and their high intelligence allows them to adapt their behavior successfully to different environments. Lemurs, monkeys, apes, and humans are primates.
  3. Any of various mammals of the order Primates, which consists of the lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans, and is characterized by nails on the hands and feet, a short snout, and a large brain.
A very large or powerful person or thing:
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  1. A very large or powerful person or thing:
  2. Something of a specified kind:
  3. Any animal as distinguished from a human being
Any of a large subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordate animals, including all mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, characterized by a brain enclosed in a cranium and a segmented spinal column
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  1. Any of a large subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordate animals, including all mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, characterized by a brain enclosed in a cranium and a segmented spinal column
  2. Any of a large group of chordates of the subphylum Vertebrata (or Craniata), characterized by having a backbone. Vertebrates are bilaterally symmetrical and have an internal skeleton of bone or cartilage, a nervous system divided into brain and spinal cord, and not more than two pairs of limbs. Vertebrates have a well-developed body cavity (called a coelom) containing a chambered heart, large digestive organs, liver, pancreas, and paired kidneys, and their blood contains both red and white corpuscles. Vertebrates include fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
  3. Any of numerous chordate animals of the subphylum Vertebrata, characterized by a segmented spinal column and a distinct well-differentiated head. The vertebrates include the fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
An animal, such as an insect or mollusk, that lacks a backbone or spinal column.
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  1. An animal, such as an insect or mollusk, that lacks a backbone or spinal column.
  2. Any animal without a backbone, or spinal column; any animal other than a fish, amphibian, reptile, bird, or mammal
  3. An animal that has no backbone or spinal column and therefore does not belong to the subphylum Vertebrata of the phylum Chordata. Most animals are invertebrates. Corals, insects, worms, jellyfish, starfish, and snails are invertebrates.
An animal having four feet, such as most reptiles and mammals.
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  1. An animal having four feet, such as most reptiles and mammals.
  2. A four-footed animal.
An animal having two feet, such as a bird or human.
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  1. An animal having two feet, such as a bird or human.
  2. Any two-footed animal
Any of various mammals of the order Carnivora, including the dogs, cats, bears, weasels, raccoons, and seals, most of which are predatory flesh-eating animals.
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  1. Any of various mammals of the order Carnivora, including the dogs, cats, bears, weasels, raccoons, and seals, most of which are predatory flesh-eating animals.
  2. An animal that feeds chiefly on the flesh of other animals. Carnivores include predators such as lions and alligators, and scavengers such as hyenas and vultures. In a food chain, carnivores are either secondary or tertiary consumers.
  3. Any animal that consumes other animals
A herbivorous animal
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  1. A herbivorous animal
  2. An animal that feeds mainly or only on plants. In a food chain, herbivores are primary consumers.
  3. An animal that feeds chiefly on plants.
An insectivorous organism.
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  1. An insectivorous organism.
  2. Any of an order (Insectivora) of generally small, primitive mammals, as moles, shrews, or hedgehogs, that are active mainly at night and that feed principally on insects
  3. Any animal or plant that feeds on insects
A person who gathers things that have been discarded by others, as a junkman
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  1. A person who gathers things that have been discarded by others, as a junkman
  2. An animal, such as a vulture or housefly, that feeds on dead or decaying matter.
  3. An animal that feeds on dead organisms, especially a carnivorous animal that eats dead animals rather than or in addition to hunting live prey. Vultures, hyenas, and wolves are scavengers.
One that takes in everything available, as with the mind.
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  1. One that takes in everything available, as with the mind.
  2. An organism that eats both plants and animals.
  3. An omnivorous person or animal
A living being, especially an animal:
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  1. A living being, especially an animal:
  2. (--- Chiefly Dial.) A domestic animal, specif. a horse
  3. Something created.
Any animal as distinguished from a human being
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  1. Any animal as distinguished from a human being
  2. A person who is gross, brutal, vile, etc.
  3. Something of a specified kind:
An animal, such as a donkey, ox, or elephant, used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work.
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  1. An animal, such as a donkey, ox, or elephant, used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work.
An animal other than a human; a beast.
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  1. An animal other than a human; a beast.
  2. An animal
  3. A person who is brutal or very stupid, gross, sensual, etc.
(Figuratively) One exhibiting uncontrolled behaviour.
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  1. (Figuratively) One exhibiting uncontrolled behaviour.
  2. Any animal living in a natural, undomesticated state.
An animal having four feet, such as most reptiles and mammals.
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  1. An animal having four feet, such as most reptiles and mammals.
  2. A four-footed animal.
One that is considered undesirable, obnoxious, or troublesome.
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  1. One that is considered undesirable, obnoxious, or troublesome.
  2. (Informal, Dial.) A person or animal regarded as troublesome or objectionable
An animal that is tamed or domesticated and kept as a companion or treated with fondness
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  1. An animal that is tamed or domesticated and kept as a companion or treated with fondness
  2. A person especially loved or indulged; a favorite:
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(Informal) An animal stereotypically found on a farm; livestock.
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  1. (Informal) An animal stereotypically found on a farm; livestock.
Any plant or animal of abnormal shape or structure, as one greatly malformed or lacking some parts; monstrosity
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  1. Any plant or animal of abnormal shape or structure, as one greatly malformed or lacking some parts; monstrosity
  2. Any huge animal
  3. A person so cruel, wicked, depraved, etc. as to horrify others
A domestic animal, especially a cow, horse, or mule.
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  1. A domestic animal, especially a cow, horse, or mule.
  2. (Dial.) creature
  3. (Usually affectionate) A creature, an animal.
An animal
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  1. An animal
  2. A person who is brutal or very stupid, gross, sensual, etc.
  3. An animal other than a human; a beast.
A fierce, brutal person
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  1. A fierce, brutal person
  2. A member of a people regarded as primitive, uncivilized, brutal, or fierce.
  3. A member of a preliterate culture, often having a tribal way of life
Any plant or animal of abnormal shape or structure, as one greatly malformed or lacking some parts; monstrosity
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  1. Any plant or animal of abnormal shape or structure, as one greatly malformed or lacking some parts; monstrosity
  2. An imaginary or legendary creature, such as a centaur or Harpy, that combines parts from various animal or human forms.
  3. A person so cruel, wicked, depraved, etc. as to horrify others
In or of the flesh; bodily; material or worldly, not spiritual
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  1. In or of the flesh; bodily; material or worldly, not spiritual
  2. Having to do with or preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; sensual or sexual
  3. Relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites:
Of the body and its nature; corporeal
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  1. Of the body and its nature; corporeal
  2. Fond of bodily pleasures; sensual
  3. Of, relating to, or inclined to bodily and especially sexual pleasure; sensual.
Of nature and all matter; natural; material
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  1. Of nature and all matter; natural; material
  2. Preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; carnal
  3. Involving sexual interest or activity:
Of the body and the senses as distinguished from the intellect or spirit; bodily
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  1. Of the body and the senses as distinguished from the intellect or spirit; bodily
  2. Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
  3. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses, especially sexual gratification:
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