Imbruted
Imbrute Im*brute", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbruted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbruting}.] [Pref. im- in + brute: cf. F. abrutir. Cf. {Embrute}.] To degrade to the state of a brute; to make brutal. [1913 Webster]

And mixed with bestial slime, THis essence to incarnate and imbrute. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Imbrute — Im*brute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbruted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbruting}.] [Pref. im in + brute: cf. F. abrutir. Cf. {Embrute}.] To degrade to the state of a brute; to make brutal. [1913 Webster] And mixed with bestial slime, THis essence to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imbrutement — Im*brute ment, n. The act of imbruting, or the state of being imbruted. [R.] Brydges. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imbruting — Imbrute Im*brute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbruted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbruting}.] [Pref. im in + brute: cf. F. abrutir. Cf. {Embrute}.] To degrade to the state of a brute; to make brutal. [1913 Webster] And mixed with bestial slime, THis essence… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imbrute — verb (imbruted; imbruting) Date: 1634 intransitive verb to sink to the level of a brute transitive verb to degrade to the level of a brute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imbrute — imbrutement, n. /im brooht /, v.t., v.i., imbruted, imbruting. to degrade or sink to the level of a brute. Also, embrute. [1625 35; IM 1 + BRUTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • imbrute — [c]/ɪmˈbrut/ (say im brooht) verb (imbruted, imbruting) –verb (t) 1. to degrade to the level of a brute. –verb (i) 2. to sink to the level of a brute. Also, embrute. {im 1 + brute (noun) –imbrutement, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • imbrute — [im bro͞ot′] vt., vi. imbruted, imbruting [ IM + BRUTE] to make or become brutal …   English World dictionary

  • im|brute´ment — im|brute «ihm BROOT», verb, brut|ed, brut|ing. –v.t. to degrade to the level of a brute: »They have been ground down and debased and imbruted till human nature can bear no longer (Harriet Beecher Stowe). –v.i. to sink to the level of a brute.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • im|brute — «ihm BROOT», verb, brut|ed, brut|ing. –v.t. to degrade to the level of a brute: »They have been ground down and debased and imbruted till human nature can bear no longer (Harriet Beecher Stowe). –v.i. to sink to the level of a brute. ╂[< …   Useful english dictionary

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