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imbrute

or embrute

[im-broot] /ɪmˈbrut/
verb (used with or without object), imbruted, imbruting.
1.
to degrade or sink to the level of a brute.
Origin of imbrute
1625-1635
First recorded in 1625-35; im-1 + brute1
Related forms
imbrutement, embrutement, noun
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