animalic

animalic

(ˌænɪˈmælɪk)
adj
(Animals) relating to animals
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In "'Certainly not our sense': Tolkien and Nonsense," Mann characterizes such early work as poems in his invented language Animalic as "full of ludic fun and a giddy enjoyment of pricking the pomposity of polite decorum" (12), exhibiting a "delight in neologisms" (13) that is one of the keys to Tolkien's brand of humor--his sheer delight in words and what can be done with them, his "primal delight in simply the human creation of sound" (15).
A luminous heart of sandalwood dramatically entwines with animalic accord and vetiver for facets of leather and smokiness to tantalise the subconscious.
It is an intense and masculine Oud, not too animalic, highly addictive.
Making comments on the opposition father-son, Iulian Baicus approaches Swift's theory regarding family as a form of animalic complex, which could explain the acid toughness of this relationship: "Starting from Swift's hypothesis, that parental love is animalic, instinctual and starting from the pre-requisites of Freud's psychoanalysis, Kafka discusses the relationships between sons and fathers in terms of social pathology, gives a lucid deconstruction of this relationship, and explains all the nuances of the soul, all the negative feelings hidden in the underground of the modern family".
Une Charogne" calls for a layered perfume, with a syrupy top note reflecting the false kindness of the poet's invitation, over sweet rose and bitter bourgeons de cassis, grounded in an animalic base of overripe fruit and ambergris.
15) The dimensions of imaginary creativity and form, though, differentiate the human acts of cruelty that are created from animalic ones of the chase and the kill.
66) That animalic perfume, popular in India as of the Gupta period, (67) and thus well established in "classical" textual culture, from literature to medicine, most likely set the precedent for the use of other musk-like materials, and in particular those produced in civets native to the Indian subcontinent (and also Ethiopia and Southeast Asia).
Parasim aceasta perioada, nu numai cetoasa din punctul de vedere al surselor documentare, ci si caracterizata de un primitivism aproape animalic si ne localizam interesul direct in Antichitate, unde, prin intermediul unor renumiti filozofi, facem cunostinta cu cele mai pertinente tentative de definire a sensurilor libertatii si a constrangerii, cel putin din punctul nostru de vedere, definitii care au marcat intrega umanitate.
animalizing trope,' the discursive figure by which the colonizing imaginary rendered the colonized as beastlike and animalic.
Civet products were used in less enlightened times in perfumery for their animalic notes, finding use in orientals, heavy florals and chypres.
If one binds us to the animalic the other binds us to artefacture and both bind us to signa, for both are a showing forth of the invisible under visible signs.