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adjective as in brutal

adjective as in brute

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But the three men were far too deeply sunk in their swinish sleep for any voice to wake them.

Porcine, por′sīn, adj. pertaining to or resembling swine: swinish.

When you see a man who reminds you of a hog, be assured he has swinish habits.

His furious little swinish eyes blinking through the blood which dripped over them, he hurled himself straight onward.

They also grunt among themselves, without any external cause; but merely to express their swinish sympathy.


On this page you'll find 394 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swinish, such as: barbaric, churlish, coarse, impolite, rude, and tasteless.

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