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Synonyms for cannibal

a person who eats human flesh

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On the other hand, a certain segment (the eternal critics) of the Brazilian press have the habit of cannibalistically chewing their head coaches; reveling in the business of character assassination whenever given a chance.
As Macabea plays out her life on the margins of western consumer culture, A hora da estrela gives pause, not to refresh but rather to disconcert the reader who, cannibalistically speaking, is unlikely to desire the absorption of Macabea's qualities.
The narrator's perception of her unwanted fetus as cannibalistically feeding "on [her]" reveals how she had registered the betrayal not only of her body and her lover but also of her unborn child, indicating the similitude between the narrator, who feels preyed upon from all directions and who suffers from what Alice Palumbo identifies as an "unvoiced, but lurking, anxiety" (75), and Atwood's Canadian subject in Survival, who is faced with omnipresent perils.
When a group of Peruvian Indians, under the impression that Candide is a Jesuit, prepares to cannibalistically eat him for dinner, Cacambo, Candide's Latin-American valet and partner in sharing El Dorado's riches, pithily observes, "The law of nations teaches us to kill our neighbor and this is how people behave all over the world" (Voltaire 270-271).
It starts off with usual Waters themes with runway models being cannibalistically attacked and nymphomaniacs saying the rosary.
This deconstruction of the cultural binary of civilized Christian and cannibal pagan--Queequeg as "George Washington cannibalistically developed" (Ch.