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These ideologies might be loosely held, and might be adopted to provide a gloss of significance to an act of pure, hateful savagery.
THREE FACTORS DRIVE RIGHTWING VIOLENCE. WE CAN'T SOLVE THE PROBLEM WITHOUT ADDRESSING ALL OF THEMMEGAN K MCBRIDEMAY 19, 2022TIME
The rumors of inmate savagery, like all rumors, had a knack for sticking around.
JOURNALISTS BUNGLED COVERAGE OF THE ATTICA UPRISING. 50 YEARS LATER, THE CONSEQUENCES REMAIN.ERIK WEMPLESEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are poets and writers who see naught in war but carrion, filth, savagery and horror.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I watched it, with every fiber of my being revolting against such savagery, and the need for it.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In short, the governmental system adopted is intended to raise the native progressively from savagery to municipal life.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Nations in arms were gathering on the frontiers of France, and the savagery of the populace was let loose.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
There had been their intimate comradeship in the savagery (from my point of view) of the last few months.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It appealed to his sense of the absurd, and to the savagery that lurked, like a beast of prey, at the foundation of his nature.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
In addition to their other acts of savagery, they had shot out the eyes of two men within the last couple of years.
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WORDS RELATED TO SAVAGERY

  • barbarity
  • brutality
  • cruelness
  • depth
  • extreme
  • ferment
  • fervency
  • fervor
  • fierceness
  • fury
  • intensity
  • pitch
  • savagery
  • severity
  • vehemence
  • vehemency
  • viciousness
  • violence
  • wildness
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