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Words nearby noble savage
Example sentences from the Web for noble savage
The skateboarder is as irredeemably evil as the others are noble.
If the noble experiment of American democracy is to mean anything, it is fidelity to the principle of freedom.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the string of episodes that aired before that were gripping, noble, and simply entertaining to watch.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bolstered by the momentum of Savage, Masters continued to accumulate up-and-coming conservative talent.
After two years, the dispute ended with an arbitration ruling in favor of Savage.
Under so many savage blows, the labouring mountains brought forth Turks.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!
What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
He remembered how his father had execrated this noble enemy, even at the time he declared his worth.
It makes out of the savage raw material which is our basal mental stuff, a citizen.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Cultural definitions for noble savage
Someone who belongs to an “uncivilized” group or tribe and is considered to be, consequently, more worthy than people who live within civilization. Many writers and thinkers through the centuries of Western civilization have believed in the noble savage. The expression is particularly associated with Jean-Jacques Rousseau.