murderousness


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a bloodthirsty hatred arousing murderous impulses

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cruelty evidence by a capability to commit murder

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So, for example, a man with a large organ for Murderousness, or Destructiveness (located just above the ears, perpendicular to the vertebral column) will draw his head between his shoulders and turn it rapidly from side to side.
Man-made and technological, a forbidden fruit plucked from the tree of consciousness, fire here represents the worst attributes: cruelty, corruption, lust for domination, naked aggression, murderousness.
against nature because it forbids the murderousness of my natural will to put my own existence first" (Face to Face with Levinas 24; emphasis in original).
There is no "let's save the Jews" romanticism in this film; World War II is an extension of humanity's general murderousness.
The other family members taunt him for this reference to the Wolf Man series, where Larry Talbot also disclaims his own murderousness, blaming it on Bela, the gypsy who made him a werewolf.
1he bloody murderousness of these scenes will stick with me for the rest of my life.
Her experiences of terrible horror, desperation, surviving on little, witnessing both the kindness and the murderousness of strangers, have been fluently translated into English by Sarah Cummins.
Having extolled ferocity and potential murderousness, presumably at the service of a pathetic reverence of superiors, Orwell goes on to describe Barcelona as it struck him when he first arrived there.
The big story this festive season involved someone called Tony, who owns the local factory and seems to be a modern-day Mike Baldwin with added murderousness.
rage for goodness so near to vileness and murderousness, Nietzsche and
He quietly told me that the play would only work if I gave myself over, completely and totally, to the delusions, madness and murderousness of this man.
Vincent Grey is thus not the only character in the film whose story echoes Oedipal murderousness.
Are we also trying to show how the murderousness happened in the first place?
This is a novel in which the connecting work of the English mail coach, the divisive work of the Marquis' murderous coach, and the answering murderousness of the revolutionary tumbrels on the French side all carry out Dickens' sentimental allegory of the two political cultures.
It may not make the world a safer place, and it may raise the risk of retaliation, but the lust of Bin Laden's fellow hate-filled thugs to strike against the West and against freedom would hardly be affected by whether the democratic world chooses to defend itself against their murderousness.