Definition of savagely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsævɪdʒli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsævɪdʒli//
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  1. 1in a violent and aggressive way that causes great harm synonym brutally (1) The man had been savagely beaten.
  2. 2in a way that involves very strong and aggressive criticism savagely attacked/criticized
  3. 3in an angry and aggressive way that shows strong feelings synonym fiercely (1) ‘No!’ he snarled savagely.