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savage

sav·age

savage

 
pronunciation:
sae vihj
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: fierce; cruel.
The wolf rushed at the man in a savage attack.The newspaper printed a savage attack on the mayor.
synonyms:
brutal, cruel, ferocious, hostile, vicious
antonyms:
mild
similar words:
fierce, harsh, malicious, ruthless, violent
definition 2: not tamed; wild.
Savage beasts live in the jungle.
synonyms:
wild
similar words:
fierce, violent
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of a group of people who are not thought to be civilized.
synonyms:
primitive
definition 2: a cruel or vicious person.
synonyms:
monster
similar words:
maniac, ogre
derivations: savagely (adv.), savageness (n.)