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Adjective
Not civilized
“It set all England talking about contemporary painting, and sent the more alert not only to Paris but to museums and collections where they could have a look at primitive, oriental and savage art.”
Adjective
Rude, crude, and violent
“The Servant is a savage indictment of the English class system, and its waning hold over all aspects of the working and cultural life of Britain.”
Adjective
Living outdoors without taming or domestication by humans
“The horrible noises of the savage beasts filled them with fear.”
Adjective
“Calvert launched a savage attack on European free-trade policy.”
Adjective
“Namibia's landscape has a savage grandeur unlike that of any other African country.”
Adjective
“Officials said negotiators had been close to agreement when the IMF made new demands for savage budget cuts.”
Noun
A brutal or vicious person
“They are heartless savages and even less than animals.”
Noun
An uncivilized person
“A frozen desert peopled by uncouth savages.”
Verb
To criticize extremely severely
“Critics are going to savage this film out of respect to Charade and that's not really fair.”
Verb
To attack ferociously and wound
“There could be no liability for a dog known to be vicious until after it had managed to savage someone.”
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