brutalize


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treat brutally

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make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman

become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling

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It's bad enough that some rhesus monkey mothers regularly kick, hit, bite, and otherwise brutalize their babies.
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Why did a law enforcement officer in a large metropolitan police department brutalize a suspect?
They brutalize everyone who makes minuscule, as well as seismic, mistakes.
This is a powerful rebuke to the logic of the world, with its insistence on the primacy of nationalistic ideologies, tribal and ethnic loyalties, and self-righteousness that allows us to brutalize others.
In many Latin American countries, the police brutalize citizens, who fear for their lives.
Zarqawi's efforts to brutalize the Iraqi people into submission are backfiring.
I just don't want to become what these people have become: people with no choice but to brutalize and retaliate and put yet another round of fellow human beings up on the cross.