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savage

adjective     /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/
extremely violent, wild, or frightening: a savage dog/beast a brutal and savage attackAnimal (non-human) behaviourViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly very serious or cruel: savage criticismAnimal (non-human) behaviourViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly very large and severe: savage cuts in education spendingBig and quite bigEnormous
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