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piltdown_hoax

  • noun a supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax
    Piltdown man.

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unsophisticated

  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unworldly.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien
  • adjective satellite lacking complexity
    uncomplicated.
    • small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring
    • an unsophisticated machine

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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basket_maker

  • noun early Amerindians related to the Pueblo; known for skill in making baskets

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uninstructed

  • adjective satellite lacking information or instruction
    naive; unenlightened.
    • lamentably unenlightened as to the laws

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analphabet

  • noun an illiterate person who does not know the alphabet
    analphabetic.

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functionally_illiterate

  • adjective satellite having reading and writing skills insufficient for ordinary practical needs

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simple_mindedness

  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simplicity; simpleness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity

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credulousness

  • noun tendency to believe too readily and therefore to be easily deceived
    gullibility.

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skill

  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; accomplishment; acquisition.
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    science.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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untamed

  • adjective in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated
    wild.
    • wild geese
    • edible wild plants

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illiterate_person

  • noun a person unable to read
    illiterate; nonreader.

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functionally

  • adverb with respect to function
    • the two units are functionally interdependent

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naiveness

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naivety.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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clueless

  • adjective satellite totally uninformed about what is going on; not having even a clue from which to infer what is occurring

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tyke

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.
  • noun a native of Yorkshire

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wild_man

  • noun a person who is not socialized
    feral man.

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unable

  • adjective (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how
    • unable to get to town without a car
    • unable to obtain funds
  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability
    • dyslexics are unable to learn to read adequately
    • the sun was unable to melt enough snow

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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credulous

  • adjective disposed to believe on little evidence
    • the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous
  • adjective satellite showing a lack of judgment or experience
    • so credulous he believes everything he reads

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shrink

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; psychiatrist.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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artlessness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; ingenuousness; innocence.
  • noun ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit

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unknowledgeable

  • adjective satellite unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
    unwitting; ignorant; unknowing.
    • he was completely ignorant of the circumstances
    • an unknowledgeable assistant
    • his rudeness was unwitting

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someone

  • noun a human being
    somebody; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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nonliterate

  • adjective satellite used of a society that has not developed writing
    preliterate.

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preliterate

  • adjective satellite not yet having acquired the ability to read and write
  • adjective satellite used of a society that has not developed writing
    nonliterate.

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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crudity

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; primitivism; primitiveness.
  • noun an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    crudeness; gaucheness.
    • the whole town was famous for its crudeness

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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unrefined

  • adjective not refined or processed
    unprocessed; crude.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth
    • how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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heidelberg_man

  • noun a type of primitive man who lived in Europe
    Homo heidelbergensis.

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mound_builder

  • noun prehistoric Amerindians who built altar mounds
  • noun large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
    mound bird; scrub fowl; mound-bird; megapode.

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head-shrinker

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    shrink; psychiatrist.
  • noun a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
    headhunter.

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primitive_person

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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feral

  • adjective satellite wild and menacing
    savage; ferine.
    • a pack of feral dogs

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agriology

Description or comparative study of the customs of savage or uncivilized tribes.

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nescience

  • noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
    ignorantness; unknowingness; unknowing.

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ignore

  • verb refuse to acknowledge
    disregard; cut; snub.
    • She cut him dead at the meeting
  • verb bar from attention or consideration
    dismiss; brush aside; brush off; discount; push aside; disregard.
    • She dismissed his advances

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barbaric

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; uncivilized; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes
  • adjective satellite unrestrained and crudely rich
    • barbaric use of color or ornament

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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vandal

  • noun someone who willfully destroys or defaces property
  • noun a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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inexperienced

  • adjective lacking practical experience or training
    inexperient.

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primitiveness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitivism.

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odovacar

  • noun Germanic barbarian leader who ended the Western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)
    Odovakar; Odoacer.

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fleeceable

  • adjective satellite naive and easily deceived or tricked
    gullible; green.
    • at that early age she had been gullible and in love

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simplicity

  • noun the quality of being simple or uncompounded
    simpleness.
    • the simplicity of a crystal
  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simple mindedness; simpleness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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undereducated

  • adjective satellite poorly or insufficiently educated

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anthropophagus

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; man-eater; cannibal.

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noncivilized

  • adjective not having a high state of culture and social development
    noncivilised.

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naif

  • noun a naive or inexperienced person
  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naive.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

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gullible

  • adjective satellite naive and easily deceived or tricked
    green; fleeceable.
    • at that early age she had been gullible and in love
  • adjective satellite easily tricked because of being too trusting
    • gullible tourists taken in by the shell game

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unschooled

  • adjective satellite lacking in schooling
    untaught; untutored.
    • untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient
    • an untutored genius
    • uneducated children

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darkness

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    dark.
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; shadow.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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caveman

  • noun someone who lives in a cave
    cave dweller; troglodyte; cave man.

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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familiarity

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; conversancy; acquaintance.
  • noun usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known

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unworldly

  • adjective not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
    • was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unsophisticated.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

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ape-man

  • noun hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings
    missing link.
  • noun a person assumed to have been raised by apes

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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odovakar

  • noun Germanic barbarian leader who ended the Western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)
    Odovacar; Odoacer.

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inexperient

  • adjective lacking practical experience or training
    inexperienced.

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ingenuousness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; innocence.
  • noun openly straightforward or frank

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nescient

  • adjective satellite holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible
    unbelieving.
  • adjective satellite uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    unlettered; unlearned; ignorant.
    • an ignorant man
    • nescient of contemporary literature
    • an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues
    • exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions

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crude

  • noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    crude oil; oil; fossil oil; petroleum; rock oil.
  • adjective satellite not carefully or expertly made
    rough.
    • managed to make a crude splint
    • a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them
    • rough carpentry

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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odoacer

  • noun Germanic barbarian leader who ended the Western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)
    Odovakar; Odovacar.

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indo-european

  • noun a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
    Aryan.
  • noun the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
    Indo-European language; Indo-Hittite.

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headhunter

  • noun a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)
  • noun a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
    head-shrinker.

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ferocious

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    fierce; furious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle

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uninitiate

  • noun people who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    • it diverts the attention of the uninitiate
  • adjective satellite not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
    naive; uninitiated.
    • it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject

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dweller

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    inhabitant; indweller; habitant; denizen.

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missing

  • adjective satellite not able to be found
    • missing in action
    • a missing person
  • verb fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
    miss; lose.
    • I missed that remark
    • She missed his point
    • We lost part of what he said

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ignorantness

  • noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
    unknowingness; nescience; unknowing.

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analphabetic

  • noun an illiterate person who does not know the alphabet
    analphabet.
  • adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that is not alphabetic

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simple-minded

  • adjective satellite lacking subtlety and insight
    • a simple-minded argument
  • adjective satellite lacking mental capacity and subtlety
    simple; dim-witted.

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anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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attainment

  • noun the act of achieving an aim
    • the attainment of independence
  • noun arrival at a new stage
    • his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition

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uncivilized

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; barbaric; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes

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ingenuous

  • adjective characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
    artless.
    • an ingenuous admission of responsibility
  • adjective satellite lacking in sophistication or worldliness
    innocent.
    • a child's innocent stare
    • his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it

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innocence

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; ingenuousness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; purity; pureness.

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state_of_nature

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    wild; natural state.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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gatherer

  • noun a person who gathers
    • they were a society of hunters and gatherers
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    collector; accumulator.

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uneducated_person

  • noun an ignorant person
    ignoramus; know nothing.

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noncivilised

  • adjective not having a high state of culture and social development
    noncivilized.

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aliterate

  • noun a person who can read but is disinclined to derive information from literary sources
    aliterate person.

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unknowing

  • noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
    ignorantness; unknowingness; nescience.
  • adjective satellite unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
    unknowledgeable; unwitting; ignorant.
    • he was completely ignorant of the circumstances
    • an unknowledgeable assistant
    • his rudeness was unwitting

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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illiterateness

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brutal

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite harsh
    unrelenting.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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tike

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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barbarity

  • noun the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
    barbarousness; atrocity; heinousness; atrociousness.
  • noun a brutal barbarous savage act
    barbarism; savagery; brutality.

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untutored

  • adjective satellite lacking in schooling
    unschooled; untaught.
    • untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient
    • an untutored genius
    • uneducated children

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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acquirement

  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    attainment; skill; accomplishment; acquisition.

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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dewy-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; wide-eyed; round-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder

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functional

  • adjective designed for or capable of a particular function or use
    • a style of writing in which every word is functional
    • functional architecture
  • adjective involving or affecting function rather than physiology
    • functional deafness

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barbarian

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    savage.
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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nothing

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adverb in no respect; to no degree
    • he looks nothing like his father

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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cave_dweller

  • noun someone who lives in a cave
    caveman; troglodyte; cave man.

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uninitiated

  • adjective satellite not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
    naive; uninitiate.
    • it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject

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ape

  • noun any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; imitator; emulator.

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unacquainted

  • adjective satellite not knowledgeable about something specified
    innocent.
    • American tourists wholly innocent of French
    • a person unacquainted with our customs
  • adjective satellite having little or no knowledge of
    unfamiliar with; unacquainted with.
    • unacquainted with city ways

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simpleness

  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simplicity; simple mindedness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity
  • noun the quality of being simple or uncompounded
    simplicity.
    • the simplicity of a crystal

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goth

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.
  • noun one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries

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unstudied

  • adjective not by design or artifice; unforced and impromptu
    uncontrived.
    • an air of unstudied spontaneous utterance is apt to be painstakingly achieved
    • simple unstudied charm
  • adjective satellite lacking knowledge gained by study often in a particular field
    • is unstudied in Latin as he is in may other matters

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untaught

  • adjective satellite lacking in schooling
    unschooled; untutored.
    • untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient
    • an untutored genius
    • uneducated children
  • verb cause to disbelieve; teach someone the contrary of what he or she had learned earlier
    unteach.

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nonilliterate

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cannibal

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; man-eater; anthropophagus.

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aryan

  • noun (according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic descent (and not a Jew)
  • noun a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
    Indo-European.

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expected

  • adjective considered likely or probable to happen or arrive
    • prepared for the expected attack
  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    anticipate; expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

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unadvised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    ill-advised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations
  • adjective satellite having received no information
    • a defendant unadvised of her legal rights

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cave_man

  • noun someone who lives in a cave
    caveman; cave dweller; troglodyte.

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ferine

  • adjective satellite wild and menacing
    savage; feral.
    • a pack of feral dogs

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round-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; wide-eyed; dewy-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder
  • adjective satellite having large round wide-open eyes
    saucer-eyed.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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illiterate

  • noun a person unable to read
    illiterate person; nonreader.
  • adjective not able to read or write

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barbarous

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite primitive in customs and culture

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roughshod

  • adjective satellite (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping
  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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know_nothing

  • noun an ignorant person
    uneducated person; ignoramus.

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uninformed

  • adjective not informed; lacking in knowledge or information
    • the uninformed public

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naive

  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naif.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances
  • adjective satellite of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style
    primitive.
    • primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking

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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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illiterati

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illiterate

  • noun a person unable to read
    illiterate person; nonreader.
  • adjective not able to read or write

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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archaic

  • adjective satellite so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
    antiquated; antediluvian.
    • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
    • antediluvian ideas
    • archaic laws
  • adjective satellite little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
    primitive.
    • archaic forms of life
    • primitive mammals
    • the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe

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unprocessed

  • adjective not refined or processed
    crude; unrefined.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective not altered from an original or natural state
    • unprocessed commodities

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ignorant

  • adjective satellite uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    unlettered; nescient; unlearned.
    • an ignorant man
    • nescient of contemporary literature
    • an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues
    • exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions
  • adjective satellite uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field
    illiterate.
    • she is ignorant of quantum mechanics
    • he is musically illiterate

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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newsless

  • adjective satellite not having or receiving news or information
  • adjective satellite not providing news or information

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rudeness

  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    discourtesy.
  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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savagery

  • noun the property of being untamed and ferocious
    savageness.
    • the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters
    • a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums
  • noun the trait of extreme cruelty
    viciousness; ferociousness; brutality.

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brutality

  • noun the trait of extreme cruelty
    savagery; viciousness; ferociousness.
  • noun a brutal barbarous savage act
    barbarism; savagery; barbarity.

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inexperience

  • noun lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience
    rawness.
    • procedural inexperience created difficulties
    • their poor behavior was due to the rawness of the troops

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illiteracy

  • noun ignorance resulting from not reading
  • noun an inability to read
    analphabetism.

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accomplishment

  • noun the action of accomplishing something
    achievement.
  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; skill; acquisition.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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cruel

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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unwitting

  • adjective satellite not done with purpose or intent
    unintentional; unplanned.
    • an unintended slight
    • an unintentional pun
    • the offense was unintentional
    • an unwitting mistake may be overlooked
  • adjective not aware or knowing
    • an unwitting subject in an experiment

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childlike

  • adjective satellite befitting a young child
    childly.
    • childlike charm
  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; wide-eyed; dewy-eyed; round-eyed.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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gullibility

  • noun tendency to believe too readily and therefore to be easily deceived
    credulousness.

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unread

  • adjective satellite not informed through reading
    • he seems to have been wholly unread in political theory"- V.L.Parrington

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acquisition

  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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mindedness

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unenlightened

  • adjective not enlightened; ignorant
    • the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order
  • adjective satellite lacking information or instruction
    naive; uninstructed.
    • lamentably unenlightened as to the laws

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homo_heidelbergensis

  • noun a type of primitive man who lived in Europe
    Heidelberg man.

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somebody

  • noun a human being
    someone; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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crudeness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    rudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.
  • noun an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    gaucheness; crudity.
    • the whole town was famous for its crudeness

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wide-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; dewy-eyed; round-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder
  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) fully open or extended
    wide.
    • stared with wide eyes

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unlearned

  • adjective not established by conditioning or learning
    unconditioned; innate.
    • an unconditioned reflex
  • verb try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge
    unlearn.

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churl

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; tike.
  • noun a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
    niggard; skinflint; scrooge.

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education

  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    instruction; educational activity; didactics; teaching; pedagogy.
    • he received no formal education
    • our instruction was carefully programmed
    • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded
  • noun knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
    • it was clear that he had a very broad education

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semiliterate

  • adjective satellite literate but poorly informed
  • adjective satellite barely able to read and write
    • an semiliterate scrawl

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benighted

  • adjective satellite overtaken by night or darkness
    nighted.
    • benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home
  • verb overtake with darkness or night
    benight.

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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naivete

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivety; naiveness.

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boor

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.

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cave

  • noun a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
  • verb hollow out as if making a cave or opening
    undermine.
    • The river was caving the banks

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nonreader

  • noun a student who is very slow in learning to read
  • noun a person unable to read
    illiterate person; illiterate.

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conforming

  • adjective satellite adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)
    conformist.
  • verb be similar, be in line with
    conform.

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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naivety

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naiveness.

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unlettered

  • adjective satellite having little acquaintance with writing
    analphabetic.
    • special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society
  • adjective satellite uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    nescient; unlearned; ignorant.
    • an ignorant man
    • nescient of contemporary literature
    • an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues
    • exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions

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hunter-gatherer

  • noun a member of a hunting and gathering society

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missing_link

  • noun hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings
    ape-man.

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aliterate_person

  • noun a person who can read but is disinclined to derive information from literary sources
    aliterate.

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troglodyte

  • noun one who lives in solitude
    solitary; recluse; solitudinarian; hermit.
  • noun someone who lives in a cave
    caveman; cave dweller; cave man.

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functional_illiterate

  • noun a person with some ability to read and write but not enough for daily practical needs

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literature

  • noun creative writing of recognized artistic value
  • noun the humanistic study of a body of literature
    lit.
    • he took a course in Russian lit

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uncivilised

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; barbaric; uncivilized; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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piltdown_man

  • noun a supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax
    Piltdown hoax.

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eater

  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    feeder.
  • noun any green goods that are good to eat
    • these apples are good eaters

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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vicious

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite having the nature of vice
    evil.

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savageness

  • noun the property of being untamed and ferocious
    savagery.
    • the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters
    • a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums

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inability

  • noun lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    unfitness.

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fell

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    hide.
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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fierce

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    furious; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    vehement; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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barbarism

  • noun a brutal barbarous savage act
    savagery; brutality; barbarity.

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unknowingness

  • noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
    ignorantness; nescience; unknowing.
  • noun unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
    unawareness.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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prescribed

  • adjective satellite set down as a rule or guide
  • verb issue commands or orders for
    prescribe; order; dictate.

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anthropophagite

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    man-eater; cannibal; anthropophagus.

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innumerate

  • adjective lacking knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and methods

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wildness

  • noun a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
    abandon.
    • the wildness of his anger
  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; violence; furiousness; fierceness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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know

  • noun the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
    • he is always in the know
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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natural_state

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    wild; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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man-eater

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; cannibal; anthropophagus.
  • noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
    man-eating shark; great white shark; Carcharodon carcharias; white shark.

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ignoramus

  • noun an ignorant person
    uneducated person; know nothing.

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furious

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    fierce; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    enraged; angered; maddened; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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ungrammared

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feral_man

  • noun a person who is not socialized
    wild man.

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