brutal


brutal
01. The [brutal] attack on the young man left him with a broken jaw and two black eyes.
02. The hockey game was really [brutal] last night, with lots of fights and penalties.
03. The police were charged with [brutality] after a man was nearly beaten to death while in custody.
04. The old man treated his dog [brutally], kicking it and punching it when it didn't obey him.
05. The dog was a huge [brute] with terrible fangs and muscles of steel.
06. Nathan is a [brutish] looking guy - big, muscular and unshaven.
07. The victim was [brutally] murdered in his home with a kitchen knife, by two strangers.
08. George Bancroft once said that the exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth, and [brute] force.
09. James Garfield once said that ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a [brutality].
10. My grandfather was totally [brutalized] by his experiences in the war, and never wanted to talk about it.
11. President Eisenhower once said, "I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its [brutality], its futility, its stupidity."
12. With the help of his [brutal] police force, the former President of Haiti was able to keep the Haitian people in a constant state of terror.
13. Getting dumped by the woman he loved was a [brutal] blow to his ego.
14. The [brutal] rule of Josef Stalin strengthened Russian dominance of the U.S.S.R. at a cost of tens of millions of lives.
15. Sathya Sai Baba once stated that human society minus God is equal to a forest of [brutes].

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  • brutal — brutal, ale, aux [ brytal, o ] adj. • XIVe; bas lat. brutalis, de brutus 1 ♦ Vx Qui tient de la brute (1o). ⇒ 2. animal, bestial. Mod. La force brutale (opposé à la force morale de la raison) . 2 ♦ (Personnes) Qui use volontiers de violence, du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • brutal — BRUTÁL, Ă, brutali, e, adj. (Despre oameni şi manifestările lor) Lipsit de delicateţe, aspru, dur, violent; grosolan, necioplit. ♦ Care este direct, fără menajamente. O sinceritate brutală. – Din fr. brutal. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • brutal — brutal, ale (bru tal, ta l ) adj. 1°   Tenant de la brute. •   Il y a tant de gens qui se laissent entraîner à leurs appétits brutaux, DESCARTES . •   Les pauvres.... au fond de leurs demeures champêtres, vivant au gré d un instinct brutal et à… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • brutal — BRUTAL, ALE. adj. Tenant de la bête brute, grossier, féroce, emporté. Homme brutal. Esprit brutal. Courage brutal. Valeur brutale. Passion brutale. Le trait est brutal. [b]f♛/b] On dit d Une franchise imprudente et peu ménagée, Une franchise… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • brutal — Brutal, [brut]ale. adj. Tenant de la beste brute, grossier, feroce, emporté. Appetit brutal. homme brutal. esprit brutal. courage brutal. valeur brutale. Il s employe aussi substant. C est un brutal. un franc brutal …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Brutal — Bru tal, a. [Cf. F. brutal. See {Brute}, a.] 1. Of or pertaining to a brute; as, brutal nature. Above the rest of brutal kind. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; brutish; unfeeling; merciless; gross; as, brutal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brutal (Mc) — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Sergio Ibarra Ramos, más conocido como Brutal, es el hermano mayor de Kase O, nacido en el barrio de la Jota, comenzó a entrar en el Hip Hop en una casa compartida junto con su hermano. Creó sobre el año 1994 el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • brutal — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que se realiza con violencia o crueldad: Denunciamos a la policía su brutal comportamiento. El ladrón me dio una paliza brutal que me dejó innumerables lesiones. 2. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Uso/registro:… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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