SAVAGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of savage
Definition:
a. in a state of nature; wild; untamed; uncultivated; inhuman; brutal; not civilized; lacking polish; rude
Example:
Only the tribesmen increased their clamor, war-drums booming and voices raised in savage folk songs.
Sentence in Classic:
Beside the savage desire within him to realize the enormities which he brooded on nothing was sacred.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Now the great salt plain stretched before his eyes, and the distant belt of savage mountains, without a sign anywhere of plant or tree, which might indicate the presence of moisture.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His whole life appears to be spent in an alternation between savage fits of passion and gloomy intervals of sulking.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Suddenly, however, we heard a step behind us, and there was the landlord, his heavy eyebrows drawn over his savage eyes, his swarthy features convulsed with passion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Alice was very glad to find her in such a pleasant temper, and thought to herself that perhaps it was only the pepper that had made her so savage when they met in the kitchen.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Context
Bulls which had always been tractable suddenly turned savage, sheep broke down hedges and devoured the clover, cows kicked the pail over, hunters refused their fences and shot their riders on to the other side.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Now, by the abolition of serfdom we have been deprived of our authority; and so our husbandry, where it had been raised to a high level, is bound to sink to the most savage primitive condition.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The motives of those who thronged from all sides to Moscow after it had been cleared of the enemy were most diverse and personal, and at first for the most part savage and brutal.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Every man, savage or sage, however incontestably reason and experiment may prove to him that it is impossible to imagine two different courses of action in precisely the same conditions, feels that without this irrational conception (which constitutes the essence of freedom) he cannot imagine life.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When a most amiable person, with a highly polished bald head, asked me across the dinner table, if that were the first occasion of my seeing the grounds, I could have done anything to him that was savage and revengeful.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Indeed, I go so far as to hope that I regarded myself while dressing as a species of savage young wolf or other wild beast.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context