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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsavagerysav‧ag‧e‧ry /ˈsævɪdʒəri/ noun (plural savageries) [countable, uncountable]  CRUELVIOLENTextremely cruel and violent behaviour Local people were shocked by the savagery of the attack.
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savageryTo allow savagery to remain is to allow evil to remain.At this time the brutality of the vicious Communist thugs was snowballing into cold-blooded savagery.In the old world the race of Man had risen from savagery to being the dominant civilisation in two short millennia.Karlin witnessed inhumane savagery during the war.The book tells of the boys' rapid descent into savagery, and the use of torture and terror.Thompson condemned the murder as 'an appalling attack of savagery'.Nobody knew whether or not it worked but we derived a certain pleasure from the savagery of the gambit.The tension between them was destroyed with such wanton savagery that Melanie fell limply back and struggled with tears.
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