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showing or suggesting a disposition to be violently destructive without scruple or restraint

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resembling a beast

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And with the practice of memory can come human creativity and self-responsible Collective living, completely invulnerable to bestial definitions and influences.
Y un aullido bestial, ingobernable, en las entranas de la calle.
Addiction is no excuse for the bestial treatment inflicted on the helpless two-year-old by his murderer, Mark Connelly, and Cheryl Hanson, who betrayed the name of mother.
In this piece, the bestial theme of swallowing whole is thus transfigured into that of the depth of a mother-child relationship.
On January 21, 1927 he is quoted (in The Times), from Rome, saying of Mussolini: 'If I had been an Italian I am sure I would have been wholeheartedly with you from start to finish in your triumphant struggle against the bestial appetites of Leninism.
Now, the law is leaning over backwards to give hope to even the most bestial of murderers.
Farber also loves character actors, and much of his best writing is devoted to supporting cast members like Gene Evans in Fuller's The Steel Helmet, who "plays the hot-headed [sic] showing off, the endless chewing on a cigar stump with the blast effect of water issuing from a whale's spout, bestial and grotesque as a charm spot in a film dedicated to the U.
That's the trick of "Angels & Insects," Philip Haas' sly, meticulously observed and gorgeously mounted drama about the bestial ways of men and insects as they go about mating, breeding and creating a social order.
It is sad when a gifted person uses his talents and lowers himself to make millions out of the bestial side of mankind's nature.
Christopher Morin was branded a "violent, bestial sexual deviant" by the judge and sentenced to life.
Swift sends his Gulliver on several journeys: to the pompous, militaristic land of Lilliput, where Gulliver is a giant; to the agricultural land of Brobdingnag, where everyone but Gulliver is a giant; to the floating island of Laputa, where useless intellectuals live off the labors of their subjects below; to the Sorcerer's palace, where magic is used to conjure up history; to the land of the Struldbriggs, where immortality has a high price; and to Houyhnhnm-land, where a race of rational horses (the Houyhnhnms) look down upon bestial, primitive humans (the Yahoos).
From the bestial snuffing out of the lives of two little girls in Soham to the callous shooting down of young husband and father, Tasawar Hussain, who tried to foil a robbery in Bradford and the wholesale murder of 201 railway passengers going about their legal business in Madrid - it seems endless.
As our hearts go out to an America turned upside down by these unbearably bestial attacks, our brains should also go out to future attacks already being planned in what's left of The Pentagon, to devastate untold innocent lives.
It is sickening to think that 36 months later, the relatives of the 29 bomb victims are still going through hell while the bestial cowards who planted it are not only known to the police, but laughing over their pints and planning fresh atrocities less than a hundred miles away from them.
At the High Court in Edinburgh, the 38-year-old father-of-two showed no emotion as Lord Dawson judge told him: "These rapes can only be described as bestial and degrading, involving a disgraceful degree of violence.