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brute

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 having or showing the nature and appetites of a lower animal
  • a man of brute instinct, he deals with conflict the only way he knows how—by physical force

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brute

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of brute (Entry 2 of 2)

1 one of the lower animals as distinguished from human beings
  • it is a fundamental sense of right and wrong that separates us from the brutes

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The first known use of brute was in the 15th century

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“Brute.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brute. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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