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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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Pardo Bazan tells in her Apuntes autobiograficos of witnessing such a Carnival dancer, but there she neither shares a nickname nor animalizes this woman (76-77).
The narrative also animalizes Jake; his preoccupation with hunger and prey compare him to a carnivorous animal.
(102) Though in other parts of his chronicle, Jean Molinet seems to show a certain understanding for the Flemish revolts against Maximillian of Austria at the end of the fifteenth century, he "animalizes" the rebels by reproaching them for their "furious and unreasonable brutality" ("furieuse et desraisonnable insolence").
While Buchner's soldier is at the mercy of a mad scientist, Leonard's Gulf War veteran is embedded in a baneful but banal medical model that systematically animalizes humans.
An ad for To Hell with the Kaiser animalizes Germany by turning it into a large black octopus dominating Europe with its tentacles reaching around the world as it holds a screaming white woman.
Of course, because the battle is between Englishmen and Turks, it is seen as a battle between Christians and "Christs professed and open enemies" (C3r), between English heroes and Turkish "bears" and "bulls" and "rats." Munday animalizes the Turks and denigrates them, but he does not demonize them theologically, nor does he credit the heroism of the English mariners to divine inspiration or election.
What comes to mind is when Cervantes, in the Quijote, animalizes Maritornes by comparing her hair to a horse's mane, so that she can be portrayed as unattractive.
It wrecks him and animalizes him just as Marlowe's rhetoric animalizes Carmen and her "jungle emotion" (158) throughout the novel.