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beast

 
 
pronunciation:
bist
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any animal other than a human, especially a mammal with four legs.
The beasts of the far North have thick fur.
synonyms:
brute, quadruped
similar words:
animal, creature, mammal
definition 2: a part of human nature which is rude, cruel, or like a wild animal.
War can bring out the beast in people.
similar words:
animal, barbarian, brute, ogre, savage