from The Century Dictionary.
- In a brutish manner; grossly; irrationally; stupidly; savagely.
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- adverb In a
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- adverb in an inhumane manner
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I've never seen the movie, but Brin has explained how Costner, a late-comer to the project, single-handedly rescued it from selling a worldview diametrically (and brutishly) opposite the book's, salvaging it into an over-ambitious but generously intentioned muddle.
That brutishly bloody bloke is hell bent on just bashin 'up BHO rather than offerin' an alternative.
The beleaguered regimes also vary widely, from the mildly authoritarian in Morocco to the brutishly totalitarian in Libya.
It is a composite portrait of two artists struggling to work in the brutishly commercial modern world.
I don't get how brutishly unthinking, hate-filled, or twisted someone has to be to take giddy joy in the national horror of others.
Moscow supported Yanukovych so openly, and so brutishly, that some ...
Once the fish was tired, Quentin brutishly brought it to hand.
Jiang Rong seems to have barely attempted to transmute his experiences and epiphanies into fiction; his book reads like an extended polemic about the superiority of nomadic people and the dangers of a triumphant but brutishly ignorant modernity.
You're far too intelligent to buy the brutishly simplistic "realism" that you attempt to hang upon President Obama's approach.
The Democrats also will take a 51-49 majority in the Senate, having won every close race except in Tennessee -- though it may be awhile before that's official, depending on whether Virginia's George Allen decides to take his razor-thin loss gracefully like Richard Nixon or brutishly like Al Gore.
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