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brutal

bru·tal

brutal

 
 
pronunciation:
bru tl
part of speech: adjective
definition: cruel or savage.
The brutal attack on the woman was reported in the newspapers the next morning.
synonyms:
atrocious, ruthless, savage, vicious
antonyms:
gentle, humane
similar words:
bloodthirsty, callous, cruel, ferocious, grim, inhuman, monstrous, outrageous, violent
derivation: brutally (adv.)