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red in tooth and claw

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having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others
  • He was a dictator red in tooth and claw.

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“Red in tooth and claw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/red%20in%20tooth%20and%20claw. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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