imbrute

verb
im·​brute | \ im-ˈbrüt How to pronounce imbrute (audio) \
imbruted; imbruting

Definition of imbrute

intransitive verb

: to sink to the level of a brute

transitive verb

: to degrade to the level of a brute

First Known Use of imbrute

1634, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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“Imbrute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imbrute. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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