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  • adj. Inclined to eat human flesh.


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  • He is a black Napoleon, a head-hunting, man-eating


  • Jerry was never to see the dark island of savagery again, although often in his sleeping dreams it was to return to him in vivid illusion, as he relived his days upon it, from the destruction of the Arangi and the man-eating orgy on the beach to his flight from the shell-scattered house and flesh of Nalasu.


  • The smile never left his face, but he went back to his man-eating rushes.

    The Mexican

  • It rarely saw him, so closely was he enveloped in Danny's man-eating attack.

    The Mexican

  • Too many aspiring champions, in the cruel welter of the training camps, had practiced this man-eating attack on him.

    The Mexican

  • The whole concept (man-eating sexual demon girl) was already done multiple times 40 years ago and I'm not sure the kids of today relate to that dated taboo any more.

    Drag me to Diablo

  • Question: For previous books you traveled to India to research man-eating tigers, bonded with the great apes of Africa, swam with the pink dolphins of the

    A Conversation with Sy Montgomery, author of The Good Good Pig

  • What happens to the three survivors becomes a wild and suspenseful adventure they are faced, on one hand, with reputed man-eating headhunters -- and Japanese troops on the other -- but the adventure remains touched by the elegiac, an abiding sense of loss for those left at the crash site, as the three struggle to remain alive.

    Carol Muske-Dukes: Lost in Shangri-La

  • Devillusion—demon dancers in hell, a magician dressed up like the devil, and a dozen man-eating lions and tigers.

    Soul Trapper

  • The verdant jungle surrounding my hometown had always seemed so forbidding, with a constant, threatening undercurrent of man-eating mosquitoes and water moccasins, not to mention the occasional alligator.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf


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