cannibalistic

[ kan-uh-buh-liz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF cannibalistic

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At the cannibalistic comparison, Schomberg muttered a faint, sickly "don't."

Do not think them so cannibalistic as report has it, my dears.

Larry said that he didnt know but it was cannibalistic to eat so many hearts.

There is first their cannibalistic propensity to be reckoned with.

Often they were cannibalistic, boiling their victims in huge clay kettles.

The nemerteans are carnivorous, voracious, and often cannibalistic.

Both were victims of the cannibalistic residents of the coast.

He gives in detail their slave-making and cannibalistic tendencies.

Surely no animal could be more uncivilised or cannibalistic in its desires than man!

They took back with them many Spaniards and Tlascalans as captives for sacrifice and the cannibalistic feast which followed.

WORD ORIGIN

1846, from cannibal + -istic. Elder but failing to flourish were cannibalic, cannibalish (both from 1824).

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