Savagery

Sav"age*ry

(?; 277), n. [F. sauvagerie.] 1. The state of being savage; savageness; savagism.
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A like work of primeval savagery.
C. Kingsley.
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2. An act of cruelty; barbarity.
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The wildest savagery, the vilest stroke,
That ever wall-eyed wrath or staring rage
Presented to the tears of soft remorse.
Shak.
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3. Wild growth, as of plants. Shak.
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