Cannibalistic



the eating of human flesh by another human being.
the eating of the flesh of an animal by another animal of its own kind.
the ceremonial eating of human flesh or parts of the human body for magical or religious purposes, as to acquire the power or skill of a person recently killed.
the act of pecking flesh from a live fowl by a member of the same flock.
the removal of parts, equipment, assets, or employees from one product, item, or business in order to use them in another.
the acquisition and absorption of smaller companies by a large corporation or conglomerate.
Contemporary Examples

In Houston, an NRA Victory Lap Michael Ames May 3, 2013

Historical Examples

The Raid on the Termites Paul Ernst
Victory Joseph Conrad
Birds and all Nature Vol VII, No. 2, February 1900 Various
Polly’s Business Venture Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Betty Lee, Senior Harriet Pyne Grove
Lost in the Wilds of Brazil James H. Foster
The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work Mary Rogers Miller
The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
Spiders Cecil Warburton

noun
the act of eating human flesh or the flesh of one’s own kind
savage and inhuman cruelty
adj.
n.

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