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Synonyms for savagery

Synonyms for savagery

a cruel act or an instance of cruel behavior

Synonyms for savagery

the property of being untamed and ferocious

the trait of extreme cruelty

a brutal barbarous savage act

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In the disorder of the formerly stable Arab lands, the jihadists would make their name through "management of savagery.
Today, the border between humanity and savagery is specified by one's choice, if he selects the Palestinian people or the Zionist regime, and it is a big test facing those who claim to be supporting human rights," Shamkhani said on Sunday.
Israeli savagery goes on but the difference is to the full view of the world community, thanks to the social media.
He was notorious for his savagery and butchered other victims with an axe or sword or beat them to death with lead-piping.
The butchering of a soldier with knives and cleavers in the middle of a street in England is not, of course, the only example of savagery perpetrated in the name of Islam.
MANIILA -- Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Tueday called the eight police officers killed in an ambush in Cagayan as "heroes of our people" as he condemned the attack as "a kind of savagery.
These were murders of quite exceptional brutality and savagery.
Summary: "Inflammatory" ads equating Islamic jihad with savagery have been posted in New York City subway stations, causing controversy.
Public prosecutor Eric Maillaud told a press conference: "I won't say it was professional, what I will say is it was tremendous savagery.
Lord of the Flies charts the descent of civilisation into savagery and directors David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree have done a good job of capturing the boisterousness at the heart of Golding's novel with jungle drums, bold lighting and lashings of blood.
We're a funny, complicated country, Britain, there's a streak of savagery and this was like cannibalism, society eating itself in a way," she added.
Cllr Mark Dowd, the chairman of transport authority Merseytravel, said the cut amounted to financial savagery.
The Canadian campaign was 'a nightmare of terror, retribution, and disease' with Indians' and French Canadians' savagery breeding savagery.
They've been caught out by the unexpected savagery of this winter but if they'd laid in a huge stock for the mild winter predicted and it had stayed mild we'd have accused them of extravagance.
I heard a tear fall Somewhere in the universe I was saddened For no one listened No one cared The child cried alone In Gaza The dogs of war Are pitiless Devouring all with savagery And mindless abandon Jerusalem in her left hand Bethlehem in her right A bullet hole in her chest I heard a tear fall Somewhere in the universe Was that god crying.