He was wonderful, with Laura Linney, as a burdened brother and sister looking after an ailing parent in The savages (2007).
How many still think that black people behaved like savages in the New Orleans Superdome after Hurricane Katrina?
“They are savages,” he said, standing under his toilet paper sign.
In their oath of vengeance, the Taliban called us “sick-minded American savages.”
NB: I'm totally guilty of much of what Nolan savages in his short essay.
These, too, coincide with the various absurd conjectures of savages.
The very drunk have the intuition sometimes of savages or brute beasts.
What glory it would be for you if you could drive back the savages!
The savages instantly appeared, and applied their tomahawks to the door.
"savages after the manner of our forefathers," Gaston answered quietly.
mid-13c., "fierce, ferocious;" c.1300, "wild, undomesticated, untamed" (of animals and places), from Old French sauvage, salvage "wild, savage, untamed, strange, pagan," from Late Latin salvaticus, alteration of silvaticus "wild," literally "of the woods," from silva "forest, grove" (see sylvan). Of persons, the meaning "reckless, ungovernable" is attested from c.1400, earlier in sense "indomitable, valiant" (c.1300).
"wild person," c.1400, from savage (adj.).
"to tear with the teeth, maul," 1880, from savage (adj.). Earlier "to act the savage" (1560s). Related: Savaged; savaging.
A young police officer eager to make arrests (1940s+ Police)