Thesaurus / brutish

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No stirring up of dust and ashes is excusable, and none but brutish minds delight in mud-pies mixed with blood.

Oscar WildeArthur Ransome

Say nothing to them, and they will think on nothing except what flatters either their brutish passions or vanity.

The Existence of GodFrancois de Salignac de La Mothe- Fenelon

I do grace him as much as I may, for I find him marvellous greedy to do anything to recover the conceit of his brutish offence.'

Sir Walter RaleghWilliam Stebbing

Courage, that a poor private carrying a musket has to spare of; that does not fail a weasel or a rat; that is a brutish faculty?

The Pocket R.L.S.Robert Louis Stevenson

She kicked and scratched and struggled in vain, to be quickly vanquished by a brutish blow.

Mlle. FouchetteCharles Theodore Murray

There was no divinity but by reason of compassion; for revenges are brutish and mortal.

O judgment, thou art fled to brutish beasts, / And men have lost their reason!

The shepherds, illiterate and brutish, had a blind awe of the supernatural, which it was the policy of their leaders to encourage.

The reading animal will not be content with the brutish wallowings that satisfy the unlearned pigs of the world.

Wellgood opined that it would prove much what a certain philosopher declared the life of man to be—nasty, short, and brutish.

Second StringAnthony Hope

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