woest

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woest (comparative woester, superlative meest woest or woestst)

  1. (concerning a creature and behavior) wild, savage, ferocious, furious
    De bengel maakte vader vaak woest.
    The rascal often got dad furious
  2. (concerning a place) inhospitable, rough, wild; (poetic) desolate
    Antropologen brengen woeste gebruiken vaak in verband met de woeste omgeving
    Anthopologists often link savage customs to a hostile environment

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