cannibal


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Synonyms for cannibal

a person who eats human flesh

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This account cleared up the otherwise unaccountable mystery, and showed that the landlord, after all, had had no idea of fooling me --but at the same time what could I think of a harpooneer who stayed out a Saturday night clean into the holy Sabbath, engaged in such a cannibal business as selling the heads of dead idolators?
The Arab raiders have returned with their cannibal slaves for our ivory and our women
I haven't so many good features that I could afford to spoil those I have; so, even if I should marry the King of the Cannibal Islands, I promise you I won't turn up my nose at you, Diana.
Would you care to come round with me to the Cannibal Club?
Also, one gruesome vision he caught of his own head, sun-dried and smoke-cured, ornamenting the canoe house of a cannibal village.
I hope I have given some assurance that the adventures of my dog hero in this novel are real adventures in a very real cannibal world.
And here he was, he would chuckle to himself, with a real true cannibal for a slave.
So you say, so you say," the old cannibal murmured soothingly.
His thin, little body had grown steadily thinner since he had come among the apes, for while, as a young cannibal, he was not overnice in the matter of diet, he found it not always to his taste to stomach the weird things which tickled the palates of epicures among the apes.
The steamer passed along near the shores, but the savage Papuans, who are in the lowest scale of humanity, but are not, as has been asserted, cannibals, did not make their appearance.
This ship aint for beasts and cannibals and worse than beasts, any more.
And then began for the French officer the most terrifying experience which man can encounter upon earth--the reception of a white prisoner into a village of African cannibals.
It's too suggestive of some of the cannibals I have seen.
said Dorothy, trembling a little; "the Scoodlers must be reg'lar cannibals.
I reminded Charmian of the canoe houses from which she had been barred in the South Pacific, where the kinky-haired cannibals escaped from their womenkind and feasted and drank by themselves, the sacred precincts taboo to women under pain of death.