The Great Gatsby

savage dreams

I'd like to know the meaning of "savage" in the following excerpt from the chapter 8 of The Great Gatsby:

I couldn’t sleep all night; a fog-horn was groaning incessantly on the Sound, and I tossed half-sick between grotesque reality and savage, frightening dreams.

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It just means really harsh dreams, nightmares that were raw and disturbing.