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sav·age

 (săv′ĭj)
adj.
1.
a. Not domesticated or cultivated; wild: a savage animal; the savage jungle.
b. Not civilized; barbaric: a savage people.
2.
a. Vicious or merciless; brutal: a savage form of warfare.
b. Characterized by or showing hostility; unforgiving: savage criticism.
3. Extreme in strength or degree: savage heat.
n.
A member of a people regarded as primitive, uncivilized, brutal, or fierce.
tr.v. sav·aged, sav·ag·ing, sav·ag·es
1. To assault ferociously.
2. To attack without restraint or pity: The critics savaged the new play.

[Middle English sauvage, from Old French, from Late Latin salvāticus, from Latin silvāticus, of the woods, wild, from silva, forest.]

sav′age·ly adv.
sav′age·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.savagely - in a vicious mannersavagely - in a vicious manner; "he was viciously attacked"
2.savagely - wildly; like an animal; "she cried out savagely"
Translations
بِوَحْشِيَّه، بِشَراسَه، بِقَسْوَه
divoce
barbariskvildt
vadember módjára
grimmdarlega
surovo
divje
vahşîcesine

savagely

[ˈsævɪdʒlɪ] ADV
1. (= ferociously) [beat, attack] → salvajemente, violentamente; [fight] → violentamente; [say] → con crueldad, despiadadamente
a savagely funny filmuna película brutalmente divertida
the savagely beautiful sceneryel paisaje de belleza salvaje
2. (= severely) [criticize, attack] → despiadadamente
3. (= drastically) [cut, edit] → drásticamente, radicalmente

savagely

[ˈsævɪdʒli] adv [beat, attack, murder] → sauvagement

savagely

adv attack, fight, punchbrutal; bitegefährlich; reduce servicesdrastisch, rigoros; criticizeschonungslos, brutal (inf); he glared at her savagelyer warf ihr einen wilden Blick zu; a savagely funny filmein satirisch-humoriger Film; the scenery was savagely beautifuldie Landschaft war von einer wilden Schönheit

savagely

[ˈsævɪdʒlɪ] adv (attack) → selvaggiamente; (maul, criticize) → ferocemente

savage

(ˈsӕvidʒ) adjective
1. uncivilized. savage tribes.
2. fierce and cruel. The elephant can be quite savage; bitter and savage remarks.
verb
to attack. He was savaged by wild animals.
noun
1. a person in an uncivilized state. tribes of savages.
2. a person who behaves in a cruel, uncivilized way. I hope the police catch the savages who attacked the old lady.
ˈsavagely adverb
ˈsavageness noun
ˈsavagery noun
References in classic literature ?
Without rest or pause--while those frumious jaws Went savagely snapping around- He skipped and he hopped, and he floundered and flopped, Till fainting he fell to the ground.
He walks the poop darting gloomy glances, as though he wished to poison the sea, and snaps your head off savagely whenever you happen to blunder within earshot.
When it arrived, it contained nothing but a savagely derisive attack on a professor of language and literature whose chair Sweet regarded as proper to a phonetic expert only.
For the animal, with one fierce shudder, disappeared from view, while in its place was discovered the form of the old Witch, glaring savagely at the serene and beautiful face of the Sorceress.
Trent looked at the half-empty bottle by his side and turned savagely to Da Souza.
When the war came on it found in the family, as in so many others in that State, a divided sentiment; the young man was loyal to the Union, the others savagely hostile.
I threw all precaution to the winds, threw myself with fiercer zeal into the fight for socialism, laughed at the editors and publishers who warned me and who were the sources of my hundred porterhouses a day, and was brutally careless of whose feelings I hurt and of how savagely I hurt them.
WINTER COMES DOWN SAVAGELY over a little town on the prairie.
In a passion of despair I struck with my fists at the water in the bottom of the boat, and kicked savagely at the gunwale.
My marriage," he said savagely, "isn't going to be a sight to keep you here.
He said the words so savagely that it gave her quite a start.
And Mugridge kicked savagely, till the Kanaka, hanging on with one hand, seized the Cockney's foot with the other.