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The throb of these sounds was as a background to the evening--fierce, passionate, barbaric.
We had not, however, taken into account the obtuseness of a barbaric despot.
There are other countries where this relic of the barbaric ages doesn't exist.
She had a surprising voice, of a barbaric quality, the ring of metal.
That which they lacked the 'Barbaric' race alone was capable of supplying.
A sort of military, barbaric state was kept up at the residence.
Goldsmiths were making it into wonders of barbaric jewellery.
She obeyed, and I clasped the barbaric gyve about her wrist.
That he could rise out of the barbaric in his love and hate was heroic.
I suggested this to a lady, who replied, "Ah, that is too barbaric for us."
late 15c., "uncultured, uncivilized, unpolished," from French barbarique (15c.), from Latin barbaricus "foreign, strange, outlandish," from Greek barbarikos "like a foreigner," from barbaros "foreign, rude" (see barbarian). Meaning "pertaining to barbarians" is from 1660s.
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