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Examples of bruit in a Sentence
a film that captures the thunderous fury of medieval warfare and the bruit of a thousand clashing swords
Origin and Etymology of bruit
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Recent Examples of bruit from the Web
All these measures have been bruited about by economists inside and outside the government since 2012, when GDP growth slowed to a crawl even with oil prices still around $100 a barrel.
Normalization is a word much bruited about these days to describe the ways in which Americans have acceded to all sorts of indecent and dangerous phenomena since Trump launched his successful campaign for president more than two years ago.
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First Known Use of bruit
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