BRUTAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of brutal
a. like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless
In many cases, a rich businessman reached the top by trampling on others in the most brutal way.
Sentence in Classic:
The verses passed from his lips and the inarticulate cries and the unspoken brutal words rushed forth from his brain to force a passage.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Gabriel strove to restrain himself from breaking out into brutal language about the sottish Malins and his pound.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Holmes, when I heard a shocking story of how he had turned a cat loose in an aviary, and I was so horrified at his brutal cruelty that I would have nothing more to do with him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He felt that besides the blessed spiritual force controlling his soul, there was another, a brutal force, as powerful, or more powerful, which controlled his life, and that this force would not allow him that humble peace he longed for.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the most cruel words that a brutal man could say, he said to her in her imagination, and she could not forgive him for them, as though he had actually said them.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was about to stoop over her hand and kiss it, but with a rapid, almost brutal movement of her head, she intercepted his lips and met them with her own.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The motives of those who thronged from all sides to Moscow after it had been cleared of the enemy were most diverse and personal, and at first for the most part savage and brutal.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
While he was proving this à priori, the ship foundered; all perished except Pangloss, Candide, and that brutal sailor who had drowned the good Anabaptist.
Candide By Voltaire Context
I looked at those hands, I looked at those eyes, I looked at that flowing hair; and I compared them with other hands, other eyes, other hair, that I knew of, and with what those might be after twenty years of a brutal husband and a stormy life.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The simple fact was, that Oliver, instead of possessing too little feeling, possessed rather too much; and was in a fair way of being reduced, for life, to a state of brutal stupidity and sullenness by the ill usage he had received.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
She had to live it and it was too brutal, too hostile, for her even to try to gloss over its harshness with a smile.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context