- bruno, giordano,
- bruno, saint,
- brunswick stew,
- brush aside,
- brush biopsy
Origin of brunt
Examples from the Web for brunt
As the Harvard Crimson noted, Byrne “had been bearing the brunt of the Harvard attack” all afternoon.
Though vampire legends exist the world over, Romania and Bulgaria have born the brunt of the attention.
Consequently, the ones who suffer the brunt of your bluster are not Muslims in other nations that you may want to influence.After Maher-Affleck, We Need an Honest—and Calm—Dialogue on Islam|Dean Obeidallah|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, in a slightly meta moment, Brunt and Sky News are being harassed by the online community who blame them for her death.Outed Madeleine McCann Troll Kills Herself. But Millions Live On Online.|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Koreans living in Japan suffer the brunt of racism and hate speech, and their situation is complex.For Top Pols In Japan Crime Doesn’t Pay, But Hate Crime Does|Jake Adelstein, Angela Erika Kubo|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two of the heroic regiments from Lige bore the brunt of the attack in positions north and east of the town.
The brunt of this injustice falls on women, because the old traditional morality is the invention of men.The Pivot of Civilization|Margaret Sanger
These appalling things have occurred in my home, and I must bear the brunt of them and stand up to all that they mean.The Grey Room|Eden Phillpotts
And to make matters worse, they now bear the brunt of the Chinese boycott aimed at American goods.The Old World and Its Ways|William Jennings Bryan
Why should Heathcote escape the jeers of mockers, while he (Dick) had to bear the brunt of them?Follow My leader|Talbot Baines Reed
Word Origin for brunt
early 14c., "a sharp blow," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old Norse brundr "sexual heat," or bruna "to advance like wildfire." Meaning "chief force" is first attested 1570s.
see bear the brunt.