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English verb: brutalise

1. brutalise (social) treat brutally


Synonymsbrutalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)do by, handle, treat

2. brutalise (change) make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman


SamplesLife in the camps had brutalized him.


Synonymsanimalise, animalize, brutalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

3. brutalise (change) become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling


Synonymsanimalise, animalize, brutalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change









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