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 Meanings and Examples of BRUTAL
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brutal
 a.  like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless
Classic Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
1  She did not stop to think that Ellen's ordered world was gone and a brutal world had taken its place, a world wherein every standard, every value had changed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  The bitterest fighting, the most brutal retaliations, were just beginning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  It was especially soothing after Rhett's brutal treatment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  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
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5  It was as though someone had been senselessly brutal to a child.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  He was a thief and a brutal man.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  People had said he was brutal and sneering and bad mannered and even dishonest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  He was bitter now, where he had been pleasantly jeering, brutal where his thrusts had once been tempered with humor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  You're so brutal to those who love you, Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  This feature of the crime not only makes it the most fiendishly brutal, but it adds to the terror of the situation in the thinly settled country communities.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
11  The look of exultation and brutal triumph which announced this terrible truth was irresistibly irritating.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
12  When Magua reached the cluster of lolling savages, who, gorged with their disgusting meal, lay stretched on the earth in brutal indulgence, he commenced speaking with the dignity of an Indian chief.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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13  Seizing Cora by the rich tresses which fell in confusion about her form, he tore her from her frantic hold, and bowed her down with brutal violence to her knees.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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14  In the head and face every organ and lineament expressive of brutal and unhesitating violence was in a state of the highest possible development.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
15  Another hill, and their pursuers had evidently caught sight of their wagon, whose white cloth-covered top made it conspicuous at some distance, and a loud yell of brutal triumph came forward on the wind.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  The trade unions suffered brutal repression after the coup.
2  He was the victim of a very brutal murder.
3  The carousel is the most brutal game, but have eternal chase each other distance.
4  All wars are brutal, but not all of them involve the mass killing of civilians.
5  This was a particularly brutal and cowardly attack.
6  The assault was premeditated and particularly brutal.
7  She has to face the brutal reality.
8  This juxtaposition of brutal reality and lyrical beauty runs through Park's stories.
9  In many cases, a rich businessman reached the top by trampling on others in the most brutal way.
10  He knew no way in which he could atone for his brutal crime.
11  The bravado of the young criminal disappeared when he was confronted by the victims of his brutal attack.
12  El Salvador was then riven by a brutal civil war, with leftist guerrillas fighting a U.S.-backed dictatorship.
13  Its decision to work on stanching a multimillion dollar mineral trade – used by rebel groups to finance one of the world's longest running and most brutal conflicts – stands in contrast to how leading representatives of corporate America have responded to the tragedy.
14  The prisoners were brutalized and deprived of basic rights.
15  To write down his success simply to brutality is to oversimplify.