brutalize

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brutalize

verb barbarize, be pitiless, be vicious to, be wicked to, brutify, bully, corrupt, decivilize, deform one's character, dehumanize, demoralize, hurt, injure, lead astray, make insensitive, make wicked, maltreat, mislead, molest, oppress, persecute, pervert, render evil, run down, seduce, teach wickedness
Associated concepts: assault, cruel and inhuman punishment
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His rhetoric on Syria particularly shocked the masses when, during the time Syrians were being brutalised by their own leader, Chavez famously said in 2012, "How can I not support Al Assad?
We need a new world order where special armies can be deployed into any country where people are being brutalised and killed.
A man transformed from charmer to monster as he brutalised a woman he met at a Teesside nightspot, a jury was told.
Sometimes females are shot but joeys are not brutalised as he suggested.
Daltrey said: "With Pete, I have watched a friend being brutalised.
They brutalised England 14 months ago, trashed Johnson's reputation before the World Cup, were tainted by allegations of racism and terrorised their own players in an inhuman training camp.
When Baby P's short and brutalised life became known, thousands turned up to cry near his little grave.
Colonel Terry Carrico, warden of the Camp X-Ray prison at Guantanamo naval base in Cuba, said the 158 detainees, three of them Britons, understood they were not going to be brutalised.
Frost, 29, followed Louise as she walked to her Bristol home in the early hours and having brutalised her and taken her life pitched her body down a quarry.
They are brutalised, they are taught to hate, they are taught to attack.
Before the war, this would have been unthinkable as Saddam and his thugs brutalised and terrorised anyone who dared speak their mind.
It makes my blood boil when I hear of young defenceless children being brutalised by people who, time after time, have denied access to a social worker, usually a female who feels intimidated.