The rites that he practised were of an uncouth, barbarous , and unusual nature.
In imperial literature British rule meant law and British force signified the protection of the weak against a barbarous bully.
But even then - I don't think many Barbeloids would disagree that fox hunting is a cruel, barbarous anachronism.
Now suppose the Professor found the use of shells to be primitive and irrational - ‘a barbarous relic!’
I don't think it needs to be described in that barbarous language, which has become infected by that awful poltroon, Foucault.
On the other side of the argument, people say that we have no right to kill foxes in the way that we do, and that fox-hunting is both cruel and barbarous .
‘The more civilized his object, the more barbarous the worker,’ Marx wrote.
First, in order to be initiated, a person has to bind himself, by the most cruel and barbarous oaths, never to reveal any of Masonry's secrets.
‘These horrific and barbarous attacks on civilians overnight in Casablanca demonstrated a callous disregard for all human life, regardless of nationality,’ he said.
You non-vegetarians are barbarous murderers, but please stop hurting our feelings by challenging the wisdom of a vegetarian diet!