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  • as inattack
  • as inhit

synonyms for brained

  • ambush
  • assail
  • assault
  • beat
  • besiege
  • blast
  • bombard
  • charge
  • harm
  • hit
  • hurt
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • raid
  • stab
  • storm
  • strike
  • advance
  • aggress
  • bash
  • bat
  • bean
  • beset
  • biff
  • boot
  • bop
  • brain
  • bust
  • clip
  • clock
  • club
  • combat
  • cook
  • jump
  • kick
  • larrup
  • molest
  • mug
  • overwhelm
  • punch
  • rush
  • slog
  • soak
  • wallop
  • whop
  • boff
  • chop down
  • knock block off
  • knock cold
  • knock for a loop
  • lay siege to
  • light into
  • pounce upon
  • set upon
  • take the offensive
  • turn on
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antonyms for brained

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  • aid
  • assist
  • guard
  • help
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • protect
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • decrease
  • be lazy
  • defend
  • resist
  • shelter
  • shield
  • slough off
  • submit
  • support
  • sustain
  • withstand
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    How to use brained in a sentence

    At least one group of jumping spider species plans out strategic attacks involving elaborate detours to reach a target — the kind of clever hunting behavior typically ascribed to large-brained mammals like actual tigers.
    JUMPING SPIDERS’ REMARKABLE SENSES CAPTURE A WORLD BEYOND OUR PERCEPTIONBETSY MASONOCTOBER 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    The big-brained Erectus soon gave rise to even larger-brained species.
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    All human lineages were getting bigger-brained over the last few million years, not just the lineage that led up to us.
    THE HUMAN FAMILY TREE, IT TURNS OUT, IS COMPLICATED - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSRAZIB KHANJUNE 30, 2021NAUTILUS
    As brains got bigger, babies needed more, and their ever-larger-brained parents had more creativity to fulfill those needs.
    WHO TOOK CARE OF THE FIRST BABY?MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MAY 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Stocky, big-brained hominids such as Neandertals needed chest cavities arranged in this way from birth to accommodate lungs large enough to meet their energy needs, the scientists contend October 7 in Science Advances.
    NEANDERTAL BABIES HAD STOCKY CHESTS LIKE THEIR PARENTSBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    She also points out that the common hypothesis about why female pelvises are wider than male pelvises — that females need to give birth to big-brained babies — is similarly flawed.
    MALES ARE THE TALLER SEX. ESTROGEN, NOT FIGHTS FOR MATES, MAY BE WHY.CHRISTIE WILCOXJUNE 8, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    It was no brash idea, no hare-brained impulse concocted in one's cups, perhaps.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    The bishop and his episcopals can not be hair-brained enough to seek to restore old conditions and assail our liberty.
    THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
    Did I not hear that hare-brained youngster declare this evening that money was made round that it might roll.
    AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
    “He is crack-brained, and calls himself the King,” she murmured.
    THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
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