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Synonyms for brain

Synonyms for brain

the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

the faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

a person of great mental ability

Synonyms for brain

someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

the brain of certain animals used as meat

hit on the head

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kill by smashing someone's skull

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References in classic literature ?
Rather to the surprise of the company, Brain did not follow up the question thus suggested; but, while retaining an air of leading the inquiry, had also an appearance of changing the subject.
Neither Brain nor Fisher exhibited any surprise, but the former added, quietly:
Brain had had half a notion that the prince might have gone to look for the lost rapier.
Brain of the Indian police was glaring at the new object, and it was a moment or two before he spoke, harshly and almost hoarsely.
You seem to be talking merely for the sake of mystification," said Brain.
It is possible that the hard study and close confinement to that little building have been too severe upon his brain and nerves.
We can easily invent hypotheses, which are quite likely to be true, as to connections in the brain caused by past experience, and themselves causing the different response.
No doubt physiology, especially the disturbances of memory through lesions in the brain, affords grounds for this hypothesis; nevertheless it does remain a hypothesis, the validity of which will be discussed at the end of this lecture.
If, then, there is to be some standing difference between the person who can remember a certain fact and the person who cannot, that standing difference must be, not in anything mental, but in the brain.
If there are to be purely psychological causal laws, taking no account of the brain and the rest of the body, they will have to be of the form, not "X now causes Y now," but--
But I do not want people to call me a fool, and if my head stays stuffed with straw instead of with brains, as yours is, how am I ever to know anything?
Yes; my brains are working well today," admitted the Scarecrow, an accent of pride in his voice.
Unc Nunkie, Margolotte and the Magician all stood looking at the marvelous Powder, but Ojo was more interested just then in the Patchwork Girl's brains.
Margolotte now carried the dish of brains to the bench.
For we are both alive, and he has brains which do not need to be wound up, while I have an excellent heart that is continually beating in my bosom.