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brunt

noun \ˈbrənt\

Definition of BRUNT

1
:  the principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack)
2
:  the greater part :  burden
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Examples of BRUNT

  1. <the brunt of the responsibility fell on her shoulders>

Origin of BRUNT

Middle English
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with BRUNT

BRUNT Defined for Kids

brunt

noun \ˈbrənt\

Definition of BRUNT for Kids

:  the main force or stress (as of an attack) <The coast received the brunt of the storm.>

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