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1. brute

noun. ['ˈbruːt'] a cruelly rapacious person.

Synonyms

  • wolf
  • assailant
  • assaulter
  • aggressor
  • savage
  • wildcat
  • beast

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • disjoin
  • wife
  • husband

Etymology

  • brut (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • brutus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Brute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut

Sentences with brute


1. Adjective
The power of mechanical motion performs many tasks that used to come from brute human or animal labour.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Eventually, you'll need to use some brute force.

3. Verb, base form
Even that person, however, occasionally comes across lids that won't succumb to brute force.

Quotes about brute


1. The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them.
- Max Eastman

2. It's as if inside the White House the belief in Obama's inspirational charisma is still such that every time the ugliness of brute politics intrudes, it's a startling revelation.
- Tina Brown

3. To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
- Vladimir Nabokov

2. brute

adjective. ['ˈbruːt'] resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility.

Synonyms

  • inhumane
  • bestial
  • beastly
  • brutish

Antonyms

  • mental
  • woman
  • conservative
  • man

Etymology

  • brut (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • brutus (Latin)

3. brute

noun. ['ˈbruːt'] a living organism characterized by voluntary movement.

Synonyms

  • kingdom Animalia
  • adult
  • mate
  • scavenger
  • head
  • fertilized egg
  • animate being
  • pleurodont
  • giant
  • insectivore
  • sea animal
  • varment
  • game
  • darter
  • captive
  • metazoan
  • hexapod
  • offspring
  • critter
  • peeper
  • pest
  • homoiotherm
  • caput
  • racer
  • purebred
  • larva
  • migrator
  • young
  • pureblood
  • being
  • stunt
  • omnivore
  • varmint
  • homotherm
  • prey
  • invertebrate
  • fictional animal
  • male
  • marine animal
  • acrodont
  • domestic animal
  • feeder
  • sea creature
  • quarry
  • zooplankton
  • conceptus
  • Animalia
  • chordate
  • herbivore
  • female
  • beast
  • moulter
  • creature
  • ectotherm
  • animal tissue
  • work animal
  • embryo
  • marine creature
  • range animal
  • thoroughbred
  • domesticated animal
  • mutant
  • predatory animal
  • stayer
  • creepy-crawly
  • survivor
  • homeotherm
  • fauna
  • predator
  • face
  • poikilotherm
  • organism
  • biped
  • animal kingdom
  • pet
  • molter

Antonyms

  • male
  • emotional person
  • liberal
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • brut (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • brutus (Latin)
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