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(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost) not prone / And brute as other creatures, but endued / With sanctity of reason.
Unconnected with intelligence or thought; purely material, senseless. (defdate)
(RQ:Scott Guy Mannering)
Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless.
1714, (w), ''The Fable of the Bees'':
- they laid before them how unbecoming it was the Dignity of such sublime Creatures to be sollicitous about gratifying those Appetites, which they had in common with Brutes, and at the same time unmindful of those higher qualities that gave them the preeminence over all visible Beings.
1946, (w), ''History of Western Philosophy'', I.17:
- But if he lives badly, he will, in the next life, be a woman; if he (or she) persists in evil-doing, he (or she) will become a brute, and go on through transmigrations until at last reason conquers.
- She was frankly disappointed. For some reason she had thought to discover a burglar of one or another accepted type—either a dashing cracksman in full-blown evening dress, lithe, polished, pantherish, or a common yegg, a red-eyed, unshaven burly brute in the rags and tatters of a tramp.
A kind of powerful spotlight.
1976, A. Arthur Englander, Paul Petzold, ''Filming for Television'' (page 191)
- For a scene like the Highgate exhumation night sequence suitable equipment would consist of: two brutes on Molevators, three 10 K lights also on Molevators and, for good measure, two 5 Ks, four 2 Ks, two pups (1000 W), two North lights (..)
1999, Des Lyver, Graham Swainson, ''Basics of Video Lighting'' (page 103)
- At the other extreme, with limitless budgets all they have to do is dream up amazing lighting rigs to be constructed and operated by the huge team of gaffers and sparks, with their generators, discharge lights, flags, gobos and brutes.
One who has not yet matriculated.
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