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The story was so appalling, the attack so brutish and morally offensive, that it provoked an immediate, furious response.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story|Michael Moynihan|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think of it as the Jersey Shore exception, where you can act like a brutish goon and the first bust is essentially a do-over.Ray Rice Should Have Remembered His 'Kindness' Anti-Bullying Wristband|Michael Daly|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sprewell also joins one of cogs in Pat Riley’s brutish ‘90s teams in racking up massive amounts of debt.Guns, Blow Jobs, and Choke Holds: a History of the New York Knicks|Robert Silverman|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The process of Republican change is going be what we might call a two-thirds Hobbes: nasty, brutish, and long.
Yet the brutish rhetoric inevitably coming from GOP opponents will only alienate Hispanics even more than they already are.Obama Realigns, the GOP Declines: The New Political Paradigm|Robert Shrum|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
A brutish Indian; a favorite expression of the Limeños when speaking of the Indians, who certainly do not merit the compliment.
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 Ralegh|William Stebbing
These two children were full of vices—the little girl was untruthful, the boy brutish.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
Are there gods, yet suffer Such innocent sweetness to be made the spoil Of brutish violence?The Plays of Philip Massinger|Philip Massinger