the brunt of

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: the main force or effect of (something harmful or dangerous) Cities on the coast felt/bore the brunt of the storm. His troops took the brunt of the enemy attack.

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“The brunt of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20brunt%20of. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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