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brutal

mod. excellent; powerful. Man, what a brutal tune!
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"You have eyes, you have seen," I answered, almost brutally, what of the pain and fear at my own heart.
"No, sir," said the man shortly; "he stayed behind, and then went out alone." And he shut the door, brutally, but with an air of duty not done.
All this morbid impressionism must be Kidd's excuse for having cried out, brutally and beyond all reason: "Did you do this, you devil?"
This was a difficult matter for one so bruised and faint; and, as Tom made efforts to do so, Legree laughed brutally.
It went to the extreme length of directly opposing the "brutally destructive" tendency of Communism, and of proclaiming its supreme and impartial contempt of all class struggles.
The boy's lips formed a glad cry of salutation as his eyes first discovered the whites--a cry that was never uttered, for almost immediately he witnessed that which turned his happiness to anger as he saw that both the white men were wielding heavy whips brutally upon the naked backs of the poor devils staggering along beneath loads that would have overtaxed the strength and endurance of strong men at the beginning of a new day.
When they came to the end of a field he threw her down brutally. But she grew frightened and screamed, and he walked off.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 31 (ANI): Delhi Police Special Cell on Friday arrested a 32-year-old man for brutally murdering a sex worker after she rejected his marriage proposal.
A Windhoek resident, who stands accused of brutally stabbing his girlfriend to death at a flat in Khomasdal in March 2014, was found guilty as charged in the High Court here on Friday.
The Al-Yassam unit of the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) after midnight on Sunday brutally beat and arrested the minor Jamal Ali al-Ghoul from his family home in Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
According to the FIR lodged at Daska City police station under sections 34 and 302 PPC, accused Shaukat Bibi brutally tortured to death her husband Amjad with the help of her sister Sameena Bibi over a domestic dispute at their home in Bharokey locality of Daska city the other night.
He was seen beating Taslima Begum Renu, 40, brutally and even thrashing her lifeless body afterwards.
According to a spokesman, the CPO received information that few people were protesting in the area of Murree on the brutally tortured and murdered of young man - Waqas by a peer Azmat along with his people.
Former ODI captain Alec Stewart (right) fears the worst unless the players "are brutally honest with each other" and devise a Plan B to beat India on a slow, turning wicket in Birmingham in an "away fixture on home soil".
Tabrez Ansari aka Sonu was brutally thrashed by a mob in suspicion of theft.