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Gobert might not be able to brutalize Morris or Batum in the post — that’s just not his game.
NOBODY SHUTS DOWN THE PAINT LIKE THE JAZZ. BUT WHAT IF THE CLIPPERS DON’T NEED TO GO THERE?JARED DUBINJUNE 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Fans have seen him brutalize opponents with this play over and over.
RAFAEL NADAL DOMINATES THE THIRD SHOT OF A POINTAMY LUNDYJUNE 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
And, of course, it’s arriving in summer 2021 — a time when, in America at least, it’s starting to feel like the days of an isolating, brutalizing pandemic are waning.
THE LONG-AWAITED IN THE HEIGHTS MOVIE IS ELECTRIFYING AND PERFECTLY TIMEDALISSA WILKINSONMAY 21, 2021VOX
Roughly ten minutes after it was announced that the four officers who brutalized Rodney King had walked free, crowds gathered at the Pay-Less Liquor and Deli on Florence Avenue in South Central.
LOS ANGELES HAD A CHANCE TO BUILD A BETTER CITY AFTER THE RODNEY KING VIOLENCE IN 1992. HERE'S WHY IT FAILEDELIZABETH HINTONMAY 18, 2021TIME
His countenance showed marks of dissipation, for he was a heavy drinker, and this served to further brutalize his nature.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The cursings and obscenities that taint the air and brutalize life elsewhere, were in this quaint old settlement unknown.
THE ROMANTIC SETTLEMENT OF LORD SELKIRK'S COLONISTSGEORGE BRYCE
Instead of softening his nature, this intelligence seemed only to harden and brutalize it.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
Human nature is everywhere much the same: cruel spectacles brutalize, whether in Spain or on a negro-plantation.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, OCTOBER, 1877, VOL. XX. NO. 118VARIOUS
It has a natural, an inevitable tendency to brutalize every noble faculty of man.
THE NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASSFREDERICK DOUGLASS
A righteous defensive war, such as Belgium and France are waging, does not brutalize the nation.
GOLDEN LADSARTHUR GLEASON AND HELEN HAYES GLEASON

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