the brunt of

Definition of the brunt of

  1. :  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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bruntplay
  1. :  the principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack)

    :  the greater part :  burden


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