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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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Their first encounter finds them brutalized by an arrogant Antoine DeLavier and his sister Bridgette.
During that incident, a gunman shot and critically injured assistant branch manager Vanessa Griswold and brutalized other branch staff.
How many other people have been brutalized by the Los Angeles Police Department is an open question.
The FBI's practice of including only female rape victims in its annual Uniform Crime Report on violent crime is outdated and ignores the vast numbers of men who are raped and sexually brutalized in prison, the director of the nonprofit human rights group Stop Prisoner Rape said today.
Magdalene Ashraf was raped, brutalized and thrown off the 4th floor of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center.
Published in observance of the 50th anniversary of the murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was murdered by lynching in Mississippi in 1955, Nelson's sonnets explore innocence brutalized with painstaking beauty.
Such kids are imprisoned inside the walls of a former factory by a large lake (hence the title), where they're ruthlessly brutalized and indoctrinated with the hardest of Communist hard lines.
Our friends and loved ones (especially if they are people of color or are poor) are being sent to prison, usually for drug and other nonviolent offenses, and are then being brutalized in an environment of total unaccountability.
prisons, including the most brutalized, will some day walk the streets among the general population again.
So many Canadians commit legal torture and legal murder to secure what they consider to be their rights, and we, as a society, become brutalized as a result and cannot call ourselves civilized.
Americans of Indian, Japanese, Mexican, African descent, among others, were hounded, brutalized and segregated from the mainstream of American life.
I have never tried," the artist has said, "to make illustrations of apartheid, but the drawings and films are certainly spawned by and feed off the brutalized society left in its wake.
But what makes the film particularly interesting is that Martin Scorsese--the classic director of male-centered, tough-guy films in which women play the usual brutalized roles--sees fit this time to include a woman in his rogue's gallery of lost souls.
He also suffered psychological injuries when he was repeatedly beaten, kicked, pistol-whipped and brutalized by the six police officers after being chased by the officers on Feb.
The Israeli troops "were brutalizing the Palestinian population because the intifada had brutalized the [Israeli Defense Forces].