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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A living organism characterized by voluntary movement; A cruelly rapacious person.

Usage examples (25)
  • "I don't know what you call the brute," said Ukridge.
  • He said any new fight would require what he called brute force.
  • He said, any new fight would require what he called brute force.
  • This latter reaches far down into the levels of what we call brute life. for more
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  • The "brute" (man with beastlike qualities) "bruit" (spread the rumor) that we wanted more "brut" (dry champagne).
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