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- v. Alternative form of imbrute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To brutify; to imbrute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To degrade to the condition of a brute; make brutal or like a brute; brutalize.
- To fall or sink to the condition of a brute.
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To harden and embrute the kindly dispositions, we must not only indulge in guilt but feel that we are guilty.
You would dethrone and embrute the lords of the earth by your theories.
I do not pretend to say that I had not, during my time at the university, and afterwards in London, my follies and imprudences; but my soul did not, like many other souls of my acquaintance, "embody and embrute."