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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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An old, forgotten memory awoke in his brain, and suddenly burst into clearness and light.
Just before he dozed off, the idea of Hippolyte murdering ten men flitted through his brain, and he smiled at the absurdity of such a thought.
He was in no mood to lie there forever, especially when he contemplated the fact that the girl spy who had tried to brain him was undoubtedly escaping as rapidly as possible.
I mean that, in attempting to state the PROXIMATE cause of the present event, some past event or events must be included, unless we take refuge in hypothetical modifications of brain structure.
The same stimulus will not produce the same recollection in another man who did not share your former experience, although the former experience left no OBSERVABLE traces in the structure of the brain.
The nerve-force in the brain may flow just as naturally down one nerve as down another.
But this time there were round him no disturbing influences; his brain was active and able to work freely and to deal with memory.
Then weariness of brain came upon him; his head sank down on his breast, and little by little everything became wrapped in gloom.
Brain is rather older than Bulmer, but I fancy they shared a good many secrets.
The dark-mustached mouth was as mute as the deep eyes were mobile, darting incessantly hither and thither, but it was clear that Brain of the Indian police had taken up the trail like an old hunter after a tiger.
I would be more criminally liable than your father were I to keep it from you, for my brain, at least, is not crazed.
You are of the same breed as those, you differ from them only in the symmetry of your face and features, and the superior development of your brain.
The gentleman is excused," said the Judge, handing back the certificate to the person who had brought it, "he has a brain.
His was an original brain, very intelligent but--without method.
Then have faith and take thought with yourself and forget not that you took hold of the right end when you drew that circle in your brain within which to unravel this mysterious play of circumstance.