Beast in a sentence

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Definition of Beast

  • Any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden.
  • any animal other than a human; -- opposed to man.
  • Fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow.
  • A penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc.
  • a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  • a cruelly rapacious person

How to use beast in a sentence. Beast pronunciation.

There flashed before his mind the scene of death in which his own father had lain, butchered like a beast in the shambles, a victim to the rage of Ibrahim Pasha, the son of Mehemet Ali.
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The Christian to the wild beasts!
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Had he not been in deadly peril with wild beasts, and was he not quicker than they?
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He knew now why he had kept the great beast until this hour, though tempted again and again to slay him.
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Harrik cried, and sprang forward as the wild beast rose at him.
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Every twenty steps we passed the skeleton of some dead beast of burthen, with its dust-coated skin stretched tightly over its empty ribs.
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But was the imperial beast subjugated?
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He seized the little beast's collar, and flung it so violently across the room, that it uttered a pitiful cry of pain.
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In her solitary, idle, childless existence Iambe was much, very much, to her, and now as she saw her faithful companion and friend creep ill- treated and whining up to her bed-as the supple animal tried in vain to spring up and take refuge in her lap, and held out to his mistress his trembling, perhaps broken, little paw, fear vanished from the miserable young woman's heart-she sprang from her couch, took the little dog in her arms, and exclaimed with a glance, which flashed with anything rather than fear or repentance: "You do not touch the poor little beast again, if you take my advice.
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I could crush you like a fly that can be destroyed by a blow of my hand if I chose, but my sword is Caesar's, and shall never be soiled by such foul blood as yours; however, the beast shall not have cast off his skin for nothing, it is thick, and so you have only spared me the trouble of tearing it off you before giving you your due.
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And the man was right, for neither man nor beast had ever trusted to his healing arts.
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His descriptions of the simple folk, the beasts, and the bargainings seem as true as those in "Madame Bovary"-the difference is in the attitude of the author toward his work.
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And Maria is the very Principle of Evil; one feels that if Satan had spoken to her in the Garden of Eden, she could easily have tempted him; at all events, he would not have been the most subtle beast in the field.
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Here is a delicate, sensitive man of genius, in bad health, with a highly organised nervous system, with a wonderful imagination, condemned to live for years in slimy misery, with creatures far worse than the beasts of the field.
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The factory itself is the villain of the story, and resembles some grotesque wild beast, that daily devours the blood, bone, and marrow of the throng of victims that enter its black jaws.
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In the short sketch "An Event" the children are wild with delight over the advent of three kittens, and cannot understand their father's disgust for the little beasts, and his cruel indifference to their welfare.
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Imagination and inspiration are necessary to life; they are what separate man from the beasts that perish.
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That men engaged in peaceful and intellectual pursuits should leave their families, their congenial work, their pleasant associations, and go out to torture and murder men of similar tastes and activities, and become themselves transformed into hideous wild beasts, has a combination of horror and absurdity that peculiarly impresses a people so highly sensitive, so thoroughly intellectual, and so kind-hearted as the Russians.
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The officers are a collection of hideously selfish, brutal, drunken, licentious beasts; their mental horizon is almost inconceivably narrow, far narrower than that of mediaeval monks in a monastery.
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But for an occasional bellow of hilarious blackguardism, or for a song uplifted by strident voices, or a cheer at some flaring symbol that pleased the passers, there was little noise; only a thud, thud of footfalls numberless, and the low, unvarying sound that suggested some huge beast purring to itself in stupid contentment.
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Examples of Beast

Example #1
He made a gesture so cruelly, so darkly, suggestive that Nahoum turned his head away.
Example #2
First, Nahoum told the story of David's coming, and Kaid's treatment of himself, the foreshadowing of his own doom.
Example #3
That at least before the end.
Example #4
He could hear the distant roaring now, and his eyes glittered.
Example #5
This man before him was like no other he had ever met.
Example #6
Had he not been a hunter of repute?