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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They should demand access to monitor the election and condemn any further efforts by Mugabe to brutalize and suppress the opposition or silence journalists.
Why did a law enforcement officer in a large metropolitan police department brutalize a suspect?
The text of this song chides the planter or any manager who would brutalize the very workers whose labor creates their wealth and status.
They brutalize everyone who makes minuscule, as well as seismic, mistakes.
'We use this medium to urge well-meaning Nigerians to disregard the failed effort by the author who tried in vain to portray the patriotic and honest FRSC officers and men as corrupt people and thugs who brutalize fellow Nigerians,' the statement reaffirmed.
He warns that it is not the work of private security officers to brutalize any peaceful citizen.
We'll continue to work with all nations who will join us in that effort: European allies, Turkey, the Arab League, many other nations from different parts of the worlds who have joined us in calling for Assad to go." "We'll continue to press that with the Chinese because frankly, it's not, we believe, the right bet to believe that Assad is going to brutalize his people into submission," he noted.
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.