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  1. Savages

    Savages is a play written by British playwright Christopher Hampton. It premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in 1973, and was published the following year by Faber and Faber. Hampton was inspired to write this play by a newspaper article titled "Genocide" by Norman Lewis in the Sunday Times Colour Magazine, published on 23 February 1969. This article dealt with the systematic extermination of Brazil's Indians ranging from the 16th century to the present day.

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    Men who like to go to war.

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  1. savages

    In heraldry, are of frequent occurrence as supporters. They are represented naked, and also, particularly in the later heraldry, are usually wreathed about the head and middle with laurel, and often furnished with a club in the exterior hand. Savages are especially prevalent in the heraldry of Scotland. In more than one of the Douglas seals of the first half of the 15th century, the shield is borne in one hand by a single savage, who acts as sole supporter.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savages in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savages in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of savages in a Sentence

  1. Gerald Griggs:

    At no point have the Savages requested any money from Mr. Andrea Kelly.On, they have never received any money from Andrea Kelly.On, they don't want any money from Andrea Kelly.On.

  2. Tomika Miller:

    I want them to keep protesting, keep fighting. But destroying things is not going to help at all. Destroying things is going to make us look like savages... I may as well burn my own house down, let your time not be wasted.

  3. Casey Stinnett:

    While The Vindicator can not be certain exactly what triggered Facebook's filtering program, the editor suspects The Vindicator was most likely the phrase' Indian savages,' perhaps had Thomas Jefferson written The Vindicator as' Native Americans at a challenging stage of cultural development' that would have been better.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    One might equate growing up with a mistrust of words. A mature person trusts his eyes more than his ears. Irrationality often manifests itself in upholding the word against the evidence of the eyes. Children, savages and true believers remember far less what they have seen than what they have heard.

  5. Pamela Geller:

    Civilized men can disagree, savages will kill you when they disagree.

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. fluster
    • B. exacerbate
    • C. descant
    • D. aberrate

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