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synonyms for barbaric

  • barbarous
  • brutal
  • cruel
  • inhuman
  • uncivilized
  • barbarian
  • boorish
  • coarse
  • fierce
  • graceless
  • lowbrow
  • primitive
  • rough
  • rude
  • tasteless
  • uncouth
  • vulgar
  • wild
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antonyms for barbaric

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  • civilized
  • cultured
  • gentle
  • kind
  • nice
  • refined
  • sophisticated
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How to use barbaric in a sentence

It still carries all those symbolic meanings, though its currency now works globally, cleaving the world into civilized cooling and barbaric heat.
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Since then, he’s grown into a capable leader for the Krogan, and is looking to correct his race’s mistakes by adopting progressive policies and leaving the more barbaric, warlike qualities of the race in the past.
EVERY ‘MASS EFFECT’ SQUADMATE, RANKED FROM A STORYTELLING PERSPECTIVEJHAAN ELKERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“It was body against body, just crushing, like a barbaric scene,” Fanone recalled in a Post interview last month.
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“It was body against body, just crushing, like a barbaric scene,” Fanone recalled.
HOW BATTERED D.C. POLICE MADE A STAND AGAINST THE CAPITOL MOBPETER HERMANNJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“We’ve poured over a year of our time into this legislation because we must discontinue these horrific and barbaric practices,” Carroll said.
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Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
It was difficult to describe—a little sterner, a little wilder, a faint emphasis of the barbaric peering through it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
There was one device of oath-taking, half pagan and half barbaric, which but very slowly relaxed its hold on Christian Europe.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
But there was in general nothing Oriental about him, no assumption of barbaric pompousness, no extravagance of bearing.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Allow me to remark, that seems a far more barbaric trait of manners than the most barbarous of ours.
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