Savagery

Definition of Savagery

Sav´age`ry
n.1.The state of being savage; savageness; savagism.
A like work of primeval savagery.
- C. Kingsley.
2.An act of cruelty; barbarity.
The wildest savagery, the vilest stroke,
That ever wall-eyed wrath or staring rage
Presented to the tears of soft remorse.
- Shak.
3.Wild growth, as of plants.

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