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Synonyms of brute

Noun


1. beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcat, attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter

usage: a cruelly rapacious person

2. animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, organism, being

usage: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Adjective


1. beastly, bestial, brute(prenominal), brutish, brutal, inhumane (vs. humane)

usage: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

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