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synonyms for feral

  • ferocious
  • animal
  • brutal
  • fierce
  • raging
  • savage
  • tameless
  • uncultivated
  • undomesticated
  • wild
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Now in her 70s, Sharon Patrick calls people “dear” and “hon,” and enjoys talking about the feral cats she feeds on the South Side.
THE MURDER CHICAGO DIDN’T WANT TO SOLVEBY MICK DUMKEFEBRUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
She trained horses on the side, landing a job trapping feral horses in Hawaii—and that led her to vet school.
GUARDING THE WELFARE OF WILD HORSESKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The more feral horses from New Zealand play, for example, the better they survive their first year.
WHY IT PAYS TO PLAY AROUND - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGANDREAS WAGNERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
The first is feral cowardice — captured in the wild-eyed, hunted expression of Republican senators asked to comment on the president’s latest insane or destructive tweet.
REPUBLICANS, IT ISN’T TOO LATE TO STAND UP FOR THE NATIONMICHAEL GERSONDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It may be an exercise in delusion, but it’s still heartening to bask in these letters, to take this feral love for what it was at a freeze-frame moment in time.
WHAT KURT VONNEGUT’S RAPTUROUS LOVE LETTERS REVEAL ABOUT HIM AS A WRITER — AND HUSBANDSUSAN KESELENKO COLLDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Throw in some fresh wild turkey bones along with some fish bones, or keep the broth mammalian by blending elk bones with those from a feral hog.
BONE BROTH WILL SUSTAIN YOU AT HOME AND IN THE WILD. HERE’S HOW TO MAKE IT.BY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEOCTOBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
How again does it explain reversion to long-lost characters and the resumption of feral characteristics?
SELECTIONS FROM PREVIOUS WORKSSAMUEL BUTLER
In a feral state he would doubtless have left the herd and become a solitary wanderer.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
An old hunter then mounted a tame elephant, went up to the feral one, seized his ear and ordered him to lie down.
ANIMAL INTELLIGENCEGEORGE J. ROMANES
Furthermore, they are all comparatively large, and if they ever become feral in England, it will not be for many years to come.
BIRDS IN TOWN AND VILLAGEW. H. HUDSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FERAL

  • beastly
  • bestial
  • bodily
  • brute
  • brutish
  • corporeal
  • earthly
  • earthy
  • feral
  • fleshy
  • mammalian
  • muscular
  • natural
  • physical
  • sensual
  • untamed
  • wild
  • zoological
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