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These ideologies might be loosely held, and might be adopted to provide a gloss of significance to an act of pure, hateful savagery.Three Factors Drive Rightwing Violence. We Can't Solve the Problem Without Addressing All of Them|Megan K McBride|May 19, 2022|Time
The rumors of inmate savagery, like all rumors, had a knack for sticking around.Journalists bungled coverage of the Attica uprising. 50 years later, the consequences remain.|Erik Wemple|September 30, 2021|Washington Post
But the Islamic State has clearly come to the opposite conclusion, cornering the market on savagery.
But as Assad fought back with effective savagery, Ankara turned to supporting a broader political and military opposition.
Nor is it the way the gunman manages not to spill a drop of the drink in his other hand as he commits all this savagery.Bronx Gunman Shot His Friend, Didn’t Spill His Drink|Michael Daly|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In two days of savagery, the 2nd SS Panzer Division “Das Reich” slaughtered nearly everyone in the town.There Should Be No Statute of Limitations on Prosecuting War Crimes|Michael Moynihan|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is, in many ways, a forgotten genocide—odd when considering the unique savagery and cruelty of the perpetrators.
There are poets and writers who see naught in war but carrion, filth, savagery and horror.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
I watched it, with every fiber of my being revolting against such savagery, and the need for it.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
In short, the governmental system adopted is intended to raise the native progressively from savagery to municipal life.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Nations in arms were gathering on the frontiers of France, and the savagery of the populace was let loose.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner