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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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.
That's how long it takes for you to reap what you have sown when you brutalize and desensitize a 3-year-old.
They must understand -- to begin with -- how it can feel to spend years denying your own deepest truths, to sit silently through classes, meals, and church services while people you love toss off remarks that brutalize your soul.
For a certain segment of impressionable, misguided, and violence-prone youth, derogatory statements made in the social and political discourse are perceived to give them license to brutalize gays and lesbians.
For all of his insights, however, Cumings--who professes empathy for the underdog--has written an apologia for a regime that brutalizes its citizens, is openly hostile to the United States and South Korea, and heedless of international law.
This is a regime that brutalizes its population, that brutalizes women in particular, that executes its citizens summarily in a stadium that was given to it by the United Nations for sports games,'' she said.