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Definitions of savage:
  • noun:   a member of an uncivilized people
  • noun:   a cruelly rapacious person
  • verb:   criticize harshly or violently
    Example: "The press savaged the new President"
  • verb:   attack brutally and fiercely
  • adjective:   wild and menacing
  • adjective:   without civilizing influences
    Example: "A savage people"
  • adjective:   marked by extreme and violent energy
  • adjective:   (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    Example: "A savage slap"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 5000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #582)

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