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Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
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  1. Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
  2. Not derivative; fundamental; original
  3. (Biol.) Earliest formed in the development of an organism, organ, structure, etc.; primitive
Of or relating to the lowest possible frequency or the lowest frequency component of a vibrating element, system, periodic wave, or quantity:
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  1. Of or relating to the lowest possible frequency or the lowest frequency component of a vibrating element, system, periodic wave, or quantity:
  2. Of or forming a foundation or basis; basic; essential
  3. On which others are based; primary; original
Living in a land before colonization by the Europeans. [First attested in the late 17th century.]
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  1. Living in a land before colonization by the Europeans. [First attested in the late 17th century.]
  2. Of or characteristic of aborigines
  3. Existing (in a place) from the beginning or from earliest days; first; indigenous
Remaining in a pure state, without human alteration:
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  1. Remaining in a pure state, without human alteration:
  2. Unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied
  3. (Archaic) Characteristic of the earliest, or an earlier, period or condition; original
Having existed a long time; very old
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  1. Having existed a long time; very old
  2. (Archaic) Having the qualities associated with age, wisdom, or long use; venerable:
  3. Of, relating to, or belonging to times long past, especially before the fall of the Western Roman Empire ( ad 476):
Belonging to an earlier period; ancient
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  1. Belonging to an earlier period; ancient
  2. Relating to, being, or characteristic of words and language that were once in regular use but are now relatively rare and suggestive of an earlier style or period.
  3. Relating to or being an early form of Homo sapiens or a closely related species, such as Neanderthal, that is anatomically distinct from modern humans.
  1. Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.
  2. Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
  3. Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
Marked by crudeness or lack of sophistication:
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  1. Marked by crudeness or lack of sophistication:
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians.
Uncivilized; crude
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  1. Uncivilized; crude
  2. Cruel; barbarous
  3. Of or like a barbarian
Not carefully or skillfully made; rough:
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  1. Not carefully or skillfully made; rough:
  2. (Statistics) In an unanalyzed form; not adjusted to allow for related circumstances or data.
  3. In a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for use; not refined or processed
Having few parts or features; not complicated or elaborate:
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  1. Having few parts or features; not complicated or elaborate:
  2. Lowly in condition or rank:
  3. Without ostentation or affectation; natural
Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
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  1. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
  2. Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
  3. Preceding all others in time; first:
(Linguis.) Having as its fundamental form a base or other element that cannot be broken down
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  1. (Linguis.) Having as its fundamental form a base or other element that cannot be broken down
  2. Of or relating to agriculture, forestry, the industries that extract natural materials from the earth, or the products so obtained:
  3. Not derived from anything else; basic or original:
Superlative form of early: most early
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  1. Superlative form of early: most early
Of, relating to, or typical of country life or country people.
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  1. Of, relating to, or typical of country life or country people.
  2. Simple, plain, or artless
  3. Charmingly simple or unsophisticated in a manner considered typical of country living.
Of the earliest times or ages; primal; primordial
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  1. Of the earliest times or ages; primal; primordial
  2. Belonging to the first or earliest age or ages; original or ancient:
Simple; natural; free from affectation
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  1. Simple; natural; free from affectation
  2. As found in nature; natural and not refined, adorned, or altered by man
  3. Natural, unaltered, or unadorned:
Related genetically:
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  1. Related genetically:
  2. Conforming to the usual or ordinary course of nature:
  3. Present in or produced by nature:
Characterized by savagery; very cruel:
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  1. Characterized by savagery; very cruel:
  2. Marked by the use or occurrence of barbarisms in spoken or written language.
  3. Cruel; brutal
Lacking kindness, pity, or compassion; cruel or indifferent:
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  1. Lacking kindness, pity, or compassion; cruel or indifferent:
  2. Of or pertaining to inhumanity and the indifferently cruel, sadistic or barbaric behavior it brings.
  3. Not of ordinary human nature, form, or character:
Extremely ruthless or cruel.
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  1. Extremely ruthless or cruel.
  2. Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
  3. Disagreeably precise or penetrating:
Rough; uncivilized:
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  1. Rough; uncivilized:
  2. Of or like a brute; savage, gross, stupid, sensual, irrational, etc.
  3. Crude in feeling or manner.
Untamed; feral.
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Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage:
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  1. Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage:
  2. Having returned to a wild condition
  3. Savage; fierce
Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
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  1. Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
  2. (Archaic) Lacking spirit, courage, or enthusiasm
  3. Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
Lacking feeling or emotion:
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  1. Lacking feeling or emotion:
  2. Having a body temperature that changes according to the temperature of the surroundings. Fish, amphibians, and reptiles are cold-blooded.
  3. Executed without feeling or emotion:
Causing or producing destruction; destroying
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  1. Causing or producing destruction; destroying
  2. Causing or wreaking destruction; ruinous:
  3. Tending or likely to cause destruction
Tending to be perverse or obstructive
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  1. Tending to be perverse or obstructive
  2. Ready and willing to accept bloodshed or to resort to violence:
  3. Bloodthirsty; cruel
Accompanied by bloodshed.
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  1. Accompanied by bloodshed.
  2. Eager for bloodshed; bloodthirsty
  3. Accompanied by much bloodshed or carnage
Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of murder; brutal
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  1. Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of murder; brutal
  2. Capable or guilty of, or intending, murder
  3. (Informal) Capable of devastating or overwhelming:
Very bad, unpleasant, offensive, inferior, etc.
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  1. Very bad, unpleasant, offensive, inferior, etc.
  2. Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
  3. Extremely evil or cruel; monstrous:
Violent; uncontrolled
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  1. Violent; uncontrolled
  2. Intense in activity or feeling; vigorous or ardent:
  3. Extremely powerful or destructive:
Extremely aggressive or violent:
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  1. Extremely aggressive or violent:
  2. Extremely powerful or destructive:
  3. Fierce; savage; violently cruel
Moving violently; violently overpowering
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  1. Moving violently; violently overpowering
  2. Full of fury or wild rage; violently angry
  3. Full of intensity; energetic or fierce:
Highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied:
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  1. Highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied:
  2. Marked by frenzy; resulting from wild emotion
  3. Characterized by rapid and disordered or nervous activity:
Characterized by or displaying physical violence:
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  1. Characterized by or displaying physical violence:
  2. Characterized by extreme emotion, especially anger:
  3. Very forceful:
Remarkable; extraordinary:
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  1. Remarkable; extraordinary:
  2. Very active and unpredictable; volatile:
(Law) Done with malice.
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  1. (Law) Done with malice.
  2. Having, showing, or caused by malice; spiteful; intentionally mischievous or harmful
  3. Having the nature of or resulting from malice; deliberately harmful; spiteful:
Having or showing ill will; malicious:
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  1. Having or showing ill will; malicious:
  2. Tending to have a destructive clinical course, as a malignant illness.
  3. Causing or likely to cause death
Having a harmful influence:
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  1. Having a harmful influence:
  2. Wishing evil or harm to others; having or showing ill will; malicious
Greedily searching for prey
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  1. Greedily searching for prey
  2. Voracious and greedy.
Furious.
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  1. Furious.
  2. (Archaic) Furious; very angry; enraged
Greedily or wildly hungry; voracious or famished
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  1. Greedily or wildly hungry; voracious or famished
  2. Eager for gratification or extremely desirous:
  3. Extremely hungry or characterized by extreme hunger; voracious:
Living by killing prey, especially in large numbers:
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  1. Living by killing prey, especially in large numbers:
  2. Having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess things; greedy:
  3. Taking things by force; plundering:
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  1. Showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless
  2. Having no mercy; cruel.
  3. Without mercy; having, feeling, or showing no mercy; pitiless, cruel, implacable, etc.
  1. Unyielding or relentless
  2. Having no pity or compassion; merciless.
  3. Without remorse; pitiless; merciless; ruthless; cruel
Having or showing no pity; merciless; relentless
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  1. Having or showing no pity; merciless; relentless
  2. Without pity or compassion; cruel, pitiless.
  3. Having no compassion or pity; merciless:
Persistent; unremitting
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  1. Persistent; unremitting
  2. Steady and persistent; unremitting:
  3. Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
Highly unpleasant:
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  1. Highly unpleasant:
  2. Of, from, or like hell
  3. Of, resembling, or worthy of hell; fiendish.
Of, resembling, or characteristic of a devil, as:
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  1. Of, resembling, or characteristic of a devil, as:
  2. Mischievous, teasing, or annoying.
  3. Mischievous; energetic; reckless
Like or characteristic of a demon; fiendish; frenzied
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  1. Like or characteristic of a demon; fiendish; frenzied
  2. Possessed or influenced by a demon
  3. Possessed, produced, or influenced by a demon:
Of, concerning, or characteristic of the devil; satanic.
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  1. Of, concerning, or characteristic of the devil; satanic.
  2. Appropriate to a devil, especially in degree of wickedness or cruelty.
Of or relating to hell:
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  1. Of or relating to hell:
  2. (Informal) Hateful; outrageous
  3. Of the ancient mythological world of the dead
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.
Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
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  1. Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
  2. Not civilized; barbarous; unenlightened
  3. Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
Not cultured or cultivated:
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  1. Not cultured or cultivated:
  2. Not cultured or civilized; lacking in delicacy or refinement.
Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
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  1. Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
  2. Not cultivated by agricultural methods; not prepared for cultivation.
  3. Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
Not instructed; ignorant.
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  1. Not instructed; ignorant.
  2. Not acquired by instruction; natural.
  3. Acquired without being taught; natural
(Linguistics) Serving as the basis for derived or inflected forms:
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  1. (Linguistics) Serving as the basis for derived or inflected forms:
  2. Not resulting from conscious thought or deliberation; unconscious or instinctual:
  3. Being a protolanguage:
Lacking refinement, culture, or elegance; uncouth, boorish, coarse, vulgar, etc.
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  1. Lacking refinement, culture, or elegance; uncouth, boorish, coarse, vulgar, etc.
  2. Barbarous or ignorant
  3. Undeveloped or uncivilized; primitive:
Sort-of or somewhat like a heathen.
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  1. Sort-of or somewhat like a heathen.
Pertaining to the city or kingdom of Pagan.
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  1. Pertaining to the city or kingdom of Pagan.
  2. Not religious; heathen
  3. Of pagans or paganism; not Christian, Muslim, or Jewish
  1. Immoderate; not restrained or held in check
  2. Uninhibited or unreserved:
  3. Not controlled or held in check; immoderate:
Full of commotion or wild disorder
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  1. Full of commotion or wild disorder
  2. Marked by or causing turmoil; unruly or boisterous
  3. Characterized by disorder, commotion, or unrest:
A member of the aboriginal people of Australia
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  1. A member of the aboriginal people of Australia
  2. The native animals or plants of a certain region
  3. Any of the first or earliest known inhabitants of a certain region; native
A person who eats human flesh
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  1. A person who eats human flesh
  2. An animal that eats its own kind
  3. An organism which eats others of its own species, especially a human who eats human flesh.
An animal that lives underground, as an ant or a worm. Not in scientific use.
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  1. An animal that lives underground, as an ant or a worm. Not in scientific use.
  2. A person considered to be reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish.
  3. Any of the prehistoric people who lived in caves; cave man
A member of any of various peoples living outside the Roman Empire or not fully integrated into Greco-Roman civilization.
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  1. A member of any of various peoples living outside the Roman Empire or not fully integrated into Greco-Roman civilization.
  2. A member of one of the non-Greek peoples in the ancient world, regarded by the ancient Greeks as culturally inferior.
  3. (Obs.) An alien or foreigner
A male member of a tribe.
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  1. A male member of a tribe.
  2. A man who is a member of one's own tribe.
  3. A member of a tribal people.
(Archaic) A fine fellow
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  1. (Archaic) A fine fellow
  2. A person who hurts, frightens, or tyrannizes over those who are smaller or weaker
  3. A person who is habitually cruel or overbearing, especially to smaller or weaker people.
A thug or gangster.
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  1. A thug or gangster.
  2. A brutal, violent, lawless person; tough or hoodlum
(Literature) One of a race of brutes, who look and act similar to men, that inhabit the same land as the civilized Houyhnhnms.
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  1. (Literature) One of a race of brutes, who look and act similar to men, that inhabit the same land as the civilized Houyhnhnms.
  2. An unrefined and often loud or disruptive person.
  3. In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, any of a race of brutish, degraded creatures subject to the Houyhnhnms and having the form and all the vices of man
Any such organism other than a human being, esp. a mammal or, often, any four-footed creature
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  1. Any such organism other than a human being, esp. a mammal or, often, any four-footed creature
  2. Any of the multicellular organisms belonging to the kingdom Animalia. All animals are eukaryotes, with each of their cells having a nucleus containing DNA. Most animals develop from a blastula and have a digestive tract, nervous system, the ability to move voluntarily, and specialized sensory organs for recognizing and responding to stimuli in the environment. Animals are heterotrophs, feeding on plants, other animals, or organic matter. The first animals probably evolved from protists and appeared during the Precambrian Era.
  3. An animal organism other than a human, especially a mammal.
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
Risky; imprudent:
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  1. Risky; imprudent:
  2. Furiously disturbed or turbulent; stormy:
  3. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Uncivilized; crude
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  1. Uncivilized; crude
  2. Of or like a barbarian
  3. Cruel; barbarous
Of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive
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  1. Of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians.
  3. Wild, crude, and unrestrained
Marked by the use or occurrence of barbarisms in spoken or written language.
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  1. Marked by the use or occurrence of barbarisms in spoken or written language.
  2. Primitive or undeveloped in culture and customs; uncivilized.
  3. Characteristic of barbarians; primitive or lacking in civilization
Regarded as having changed little in evolutionary history. Not in scientific use:
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  1. Regarded as having changed little in evolutionary history. Not in scientific use:
  2. Not resulting from conscious thought or deliberation; unconscious or instinctual:
  3. Being a protolanguage:
Lacking refinement, culture, or elegance; uncouth, boorish, coarse, vulgar, etc.
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  1. Lacking refinement, culture, or elegance; uncouth, boorish, coarse, vulgar, etc.
  2. Barbarous or ignorant
  3. Undeveloped or uncivilized; primitive:
Not civilized; barbarous; unenlightened
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  1. Not civilized; barbarous; unenlightened
  2. Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
  3. Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.
Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
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  1. Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
  2. Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
  3. Not cultivated by agricultural methods; not prepared for cultivation.
Not cultured or cultivated:
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  1. Not cultured or cultivated:
  2. Not cultured or civilized; lacking in delicacy or refinement.
Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
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  1. Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
  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:
(Archaic) Uncivilized.
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  1. (Archaic) Uncivilized.
  2. Discourteous; rude:
  3. Not civilized; savage; barbarous; uncivilized.
Characteristic of barbarians; primitive or lacking in civilization
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  1. Characteristic of barbarians; primitive or lacking in civilization
  2. Characterized by savagery; very cruel:
  3. Cruel; brutal
Like a beast in qualities or behavior; brutish or savage; brutal, coarse, vile, etc.
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  1. Like a beast in qualities or behavior; brutish or savage; brutal, coarse, vile, etc.
  2. Of beasts or lower animals
  3. Marked by brutality or depravity; brutal or depraved:
Causing, or of a kind to cause, pain, distress, etc.
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  1. Causing, or of a kind to cause, pain, distress, etc.
  2. Deliberately seeking to inflict pain and suffering; enjoying others' suffering; without mercy or pity
  3. Disposed to inflict pain or suffering:
Fierce; terrible; cruel
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  1. Fierce; terrible; cruel
  2. Dire; sinister:
  3. Capable of destroying; lethal:
Having returned to a wild condition
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  1. Having returned to a wild condition
  2. Having returned to an untamed state from domestication:
  3. Savage; fierce
Extremely powerful or destructive:
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  1. Extremely powerful or destructive:
  2. Extremely aggressive or violent:
  3. Fierce; savage; violently cruel
Hostile and violent, especially by nature or temperament; ferocious:
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  1. Hostile and violent, especially by nature or temperament; ferocious:
  2. Intense in activity or feeling; vigorous or ardent:
  3. Extremely powerful or destructive:
Lacking kindness, pity, or compassion; cruel or indifferent:
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  1. Lacking kindness, pity, or compassion; cruel or indifferent:
  2. Not of ordinary human nature, form, or character:
  3. Of or pertaining to inhumanity and the indifferently cruel, sadistic or barbaric behavior it brings.
Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
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  1. Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
  2. Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
  3. Fierce; cruel; savage; ferocious
Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
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  1. Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
  2. Severe, powerful, or intense; fierce:
  3. Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
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  1. Akin to the characteristics or habits of a wolf; lupine.
  2. Fierce or rapacious.
  3. Fierce; savage; menacing.
Causing or characterized by severe pain, suffering, or distress:
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  1. Causing or characterized by severe pain, suffering, or distress:
  2. Deliberately seeking to inflict pain and suffering; enjoying others' suffering; without mercy or pity
  3. Disposed to inflict pain or suffering:
Extremely aggressive or violent:
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  1. Extremely aggressive or violent:
  2. Extremely powerful or destructive:
  3. Fierce; savage; violently cruel
Hostile and violent, especially by nature or temperament; ferocious:
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  1. Hostile and violent, especially by nature or temperament; ferocious:
  2. Intense in activity or feeling; vigorous or ardent:
  3. Extremely powerful or destructive:
Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
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  1. Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
  2. Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
  3. Severe, powerful, or intense; fierce:
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