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brute / broōt/ • n. a savagely violent person or animal: he was a cold-blooded brute. ∎ inf. a cruel, unpleasant, or insensitive person: what an unfeeling little brute you are. ∎  an animal as opposed to a human being. ∎  something awkward, difficult, or unpleasant: a great brute of a machine. • adj. unreasoning and animallike: a brute struggle for social superiority. ∎  merely physical: we achieve little by brute force. ∎  harsh, fundamental, or inescapable: the brute necessities of basic subsistence.

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