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Definition of "savaging" [savaging]

  • Present participle of savage. (verb)

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Use "savaging" in a sentence
  • "What's scary is that the fate of the novel probably rests on those first three chapters, and barring a real savaging from the crit group, what I have now is what an agent or editor will get on their desk."
  • "The last person to get the kind of savaging that Palin has received was Clarence Thomas."
  • "Isn't it the case that some of the newspapers that would have liked to have bought Paul Burrell's story, but didn't, have now turned around and kind of savaging him and it kind of suggests that, you know, maybe if your newspaper had gotten the exclusive interview, maybe you'd be saying nice things about him."
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