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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of embrute.

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Examples

  • We have to make our choice -- either Christ or these; either a service which is freedom, or an apparent freedom which is slavery; either a worship which exalts, or a worship which embrutes.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Isaiah and Jeremiah

  • It nurses and brings out the animal, represses and embrutes the god that is within us.

    Aurelian or, Rome in the Third Century

  • An ostentatious display of wealth without elegance, and a greedy enjoyment of pleasure without sentiment, embrutes them till they term all virtue of an heroic cast, romantic attempts at something above our nature, and anxiety about the welfare of others, a search after misery in which we have no concern.

    Letters on Sweden, Norway, and Denmark

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