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Synonyms for animalize

Synonyms for animalize

represent in the form of an animal


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make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman

become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling

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Among the film promotional materials from the World War I era that reference German-ness, the proportion that animalize it is significant, including numerous examples that associate Germany, the Kaiser, or his cronies with canines, snakes, rats, apes, birds, spiders, and octopi, as well as less specific figures such as monsters, beasts, and brutes.
If the show's title is read phonetically (to become animalize), Meadows could be seen to animalize his earlier DIY geometric formalism, in which part of the visual excitement pivoted on a "pop-up" effect.
This theme of a highly personalized service and communicative therapy resting on moe and kawaii (induced by the animalization of the maid body) corresponds to many other animal cosplay activities and venues located in Japan, with the wide ranging (cat) maid services, including reflexology clinics, tour guides, dating agencies, casinos and hair salons, all of which animalize the body for the same effect and with the same intent.
The irony of this statement becomes clear in Faulkner's text as first Roth and then Isaac McCaslin disavow relations with James Beauchamp's granddaughter--metaphorically, the "doe"--and readers learn that Roth has killed a doe; in Paradise these implications are taken a step farther as the New Fathers "take aim for Ruby" on the women whom they animalize in order to uphold this standard of femininity, to reclaim the Oven, and to reassert their masculinity.
The primitive cunning of ancient Islamic tribes, their goat-like ability to scale hilly terrain, their preference to burrow into mountainsides and hide in deep caves so that the only way to get at them is to smoke them out--all are examples of imagery and vocabulary that animalize the other race, making them sub-human (Ibid.
Yet Melville does not animalize Billy to emphasize his inferiority to the more urbane Claggart.
While Cora's whiteness is ever precarious due to her gender, her miscegenation potential, her ability to animalize herself, Frank's whiteness is at risk, too.
Fating to take into account the differential codes of normative behaviour marked by race, however, such gestures of seeming equality literally animalize Bigger.
Like the "glacial" compositions of Lucier and Xenakis, this work approximates nonhuman music, Powers's description implies, not just because it forces its players "into a thicket of rhythms" (112), makes the piano descend "in waterfalls of chords," and channels "a blackbird" and "a nightingale" (115)--if Gerald's scene musicalizes animals, this one animalizes or at least naturalizes music--but also because "birdsong's answer to the war" tries to capture a sense of nonhuman time (113).
The line on which Walcott walks is a very fine one but the verb "to share" rethinks Warren's membrane by underlining continuities between humans and animals; arguably, rather than anthropomorphizing the egrets, Walcott animalizes himself and his pen (an extension of his body) to the point that he seems to become part of the flock ("we share").
As a human being, succumbing to his basest instincts animalizes him and Muhammad, likely echoing the reaction of a reader in 16th century Spain, is not able to empathize with him and thus, does not find him deserving of forgiveness.
It animalizes human behavior and humanizes animal behavior.
The mad bestial voice at 03:55-04:36 is the typical death vocal, the object voice which devocalizes the signifying language and animalizes, dehumanizes or "inhumanizes" the human body.
According to contemporary reductionist and antipersonalistic philosophies, if from one side this man considers himself an absolute creator, from the other side he radically animalizes himself at the extremes of social life.