The Sikhs who succeeded the Afghans were not so barbarically cruel, but they were hard and rough masters.
She was dreaming that Anna Zanidov stood before her in the barbarically painted evening gown.
With cool assurance he made his offer to the stately plumed, suspicious grandees of the barbarically magnificent court.
For the nomad of the fire-wheel was a girl, tall and slender, barbarically arrayed in the holiday garb of a Seminole chief.
It was only Carlotta on her barbarically betrapped and besaddled mule.
These should be barbarically glowing, since it is partly in their wild flare of color that the beauty of the Blanket Dance lies.
The outer walls are barbarically huge and heavy, and superb in color.
The rhythms are joyously, barbarically, at times almost frenetically, free.
It was barbarically hung with banners, but it was not exactly a cheery place.
late 15c., "uncultured, uncivilized, unpolished," from French barbarique (15c.), from Latin barbaricus "foreign, strange, outlandish," from Greek barbarikos "like a foreigner," from barbaros "foreign, rude" (see barbarian). Meaning "pertaining to barbarians" is from 1660s.