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Verb: brutalize  'broo-tu,lIz
  1. Treat brutally
    - brutalise [Brit]
     
  2. Make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    "Life in the camps had brutalized him";
    - brutalise [Brit], animalize, animalise [Brit]
     
  3. Become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling
    - brutalise [Brit], animalize, animalise [Brit]

Derived forms: brutalizing, brutalizes, brutalized

Type of: alter, change, do by, handle, modify, treat