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Synonyms for anthropophagus

a person who eats human flesh

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In the context of what awaits the children lost in the haunted forest, this statement's ironic undertone tastes delicious as, in the manner of psychological projection, it points at the covert anthropophagic practices of the White Witch Europe.
Brazilian writer Eleonora Fabiao's catalogue essay gives a firsthand account of her experience of Clark's legendary 1973 work Baba antropofiigica (Anthropophagic Drool), and she makes Clear that on this occasion, the bodily fluids involved were not metaphoric or symbolic but very real indeed.
baimaii (Diptera: Culicidae) are the major anthropophagic vectors of malaria in north-eastern region of India which support the continued transmission of malaria in this region (6-10).
Throughout the distribution of WNV low anthropophagic feeding patterns by the presumed vectors have led several workers to suggest that Cx quinquefasciatus could be important in transmitting WNV to man and other mammals.
Where at first he appeared wonderful with his pale skin and long hair, he is now called upon to deny charges of his own anthropophagic appetites.
One was anthropophagic: annihilating the strangers by devouring them and then metabolically transforming them into an indistinguishable fabric from what was there before.
What people actually do in an anthropophagic sense is as much a question as what the very concept of cannibalism does: cannibalism, Peter Hulme explains, "exists as a term within colonial discourse to describe the ferocious devouring of human flesh supposedly practiced by some savages.
For the very reasons of cultural and historical specificity that Cohen invokes, not every monstrous plant in speculative fiction can be exhaustively understood within the paradigm of evolutionary anxiety that I outline in this paper, but I would argue that, since the earliest modern appearances of the anthropophagic plant monster in the fiction of the late 19th century, the dominant fear that these monsters have encoded has been a distinctly Darwinian one.
Cieza's books narrated the events that he witnessed and took part in, and also provided a wealth of information about the fauna and flora of the area, the customs of the natives (for example, references to dress, eating habits, and dwellings), their religious beliefs and peculiarities, including abundant details of cults of the dead, human sacrifices, and anthropophagic rituals.
(i) the first moment, of confrontation, refers to the abolition of the anthropophagic regime and the annihilation, by the Spanish state, of the indigenous war machines which implement it;
He illuminates their long but misunderstood oratory that preceded the anthropophagic act.
(1) The sources available to Shakespeare flame questions of anthropophagic behavior and ethics in ways that are highly relevant to the play's dynamics.
The dinner party appears "only as a vehicle" for "social enjoyment," says Kant, and as such is essentially anthropophagic or cannibalistic in nature (187).
(5,6) Further, this species being primarily anthropophagic is an active transmitter of malaria whereas the other two species are zoophagic and considered as non-vectors.