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Not Physical OnlyPlay
The word 'brutal' can describe psychological cruelty, not just physical violence. SlideThe relentless bullying was brutal in its emotional toll.
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Seriousness IntensifiedPlay
'Brutal' often intensifies the seriousness of situations or actions to a severe degree. SlideThe dictator's brutal suppression of the protest shocked the world.
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Negative EmotionPlay
'Brutal' conveys a strong negative emotion and is rarely used in neutral or positive contexts. SlideThe critics gave the film a brutal review.