cannibal

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  • noun

Synonyms for cannibal

a person who eats human flesh

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According to the author, "In Northern Algonquian traditions, the windigo was the spirit of winter, which could transform a man, woman, or child into a cannibalistic being with a heart of ice.
Some researchers have argued that these finds are leftovers of cannibalistic practices.
Why does Francophone Caribbean writing follow a trajectory of cannibalistic confrontation to a post-cannibalistic aesthetic that no longer contextualizes itself in relation to a history of colonialism?
But what elevates this above your usual drama is the relationship between cannibalistic serial killer Dr Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) and gifted FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy).
A plague has been cast upon the Earth, turning people into animal-like, cannibalistic beings.
Kuhns is betraying his own aversion to the cannibalistic interpretation, and is careful to dispel this idea in his readers.
4 and 12) The CSIs hunt a cannibalistic killer and discover that he's not alone.
However, their investigations take an even weirder twist when they begin to suspect their unseen fellow suburbanites are part of a cannibalistic cult.
The cannibalistic character, famously played by Anthony Hopkins in the film, picked up a quarter of the votes in the poll followed by Freddy Krueger - the clawed-hand villain from A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Both Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins thoroughly deserved their Oscar nods, with the latter delivering a career-best performance as the cannibalistic serial killer.
Texts mediate the relation between cannibalism and corpse medicine (60), genres mediate between the medical trade and the cannibalistic implications of that trade (65), the human body mediates between retributive state justice and corpse pharmacology (42), and writers mediate the Protestant challenge to the Catholic Eucharist through an "expression of alimentary desire and cannibalistic language" (125).
Dent hoped the widely publicized cannibalistic crime would boost support for a ban on chemicals used in the quasi-legal speed substitutes.
The 22-year-old Jeremiah Haughee's cannibalistic behavior was initially blamed on designer drug "bath salt" use, but experts say this may not be the case, according to (http://www.
Grown-up fairytales are a hotbed of cannibalistic tendencies - parents eating their children (and not always by mistake), Little Red Riding Hood devouring her grandmother, and winters so cold that no one is going to enquire where the meat came from.
Here it is New York--a city absolutely devastated by a terrorist attack which has also left the survivors infected with a virus that drives them to cannibalistic predation.