brutally


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Related to brutally: prudently, hastily

bru·tal

 (bro͞ot′l)
adj.
1. Extremely ruthless or cruel.
2. Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
3. Harsh; unrelenting: a brutal winter in the Arctic.
4. Disagreeably precise or penetrating: spoke with brutal honesty.

bru′tal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.brutally - in a vicious mannerbrutally - in a vicious manner; "he was viciously attacked"

brutally

Translations
okrutno

brutally

[ˈbruːtəlɪ] ADV
1. (= savagely) [attack, murder, suppress] → de manera brutal, brutalmente
2. (= starkly) [say, reply, expose] → crudamente, descarnadamente
let me be brutally honest/frank with youvoy a serte tremendamente sincero/franco
the talks had been brutally franklas conversaciones habían sido francas y crudas
a brutally competitive worldun mundo despiadadamente competitivo
the choice is brutally clearla elección es de una claridad cruel or despiadada

brutally

[ˈbruːtəli] adv
(= savagely) [attack, torture] → brutalement
to be brutally murdered → être sauvagement assassiné(e)
(= unsparingly) [frank, honest] → brutalement, de façon brutale
(= terribly) → terriblement

brutally

advbrutal; I’ll be brutally frankich werde schonungslos offen sein

brutally

[ˈbruːtəlɪ] advbrutalmente
References in classic literature ?
It was said she had been brutally jilted by her cousin, Rutland Whitney, and that she married this unknown man from the West out of bravado.
There were the two horses straining and struggling with all their might to drag the cart out, but they could not move it; the sweat streamed from their legs and flanks, their sides heaved, and every muscle was strained, while the man, fiercely pulling at the head of the fore horse, swore and lashed most brutally.
This was a difficult matter for one so bruised and faint; and, as Tom made efforts to do so, Legree laughed brutally.
I am not brutally selfish, blindly unjust, or fiendishly ungrateful.
I'd wrench them off her fingers, if they ever menaced me,' he answered, brutally, when the door had closed after her.
The Firm to which I was brutally consigned, as if I was a bale of merchandise, has worn out my patience by a series of petty insults; and I have felt compelled, from motives of self-respect, to withdraw my services, which were undervalued from the first.
And they were already smiling rather too broadly upon Sorelli, who had begun to recite her speech, when an exclamation from that little madcap of a Jammes broke the smile of the managers so brutally that the expression of distress and dismay that lay beneath it became apparent to all eyes:
The robbers, however, only laughed, and declared that was none of their business, and, without more words, attacked us brutally.
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.
You have," I said frankly, but at the same time, as I felt, brutally.
You will find very few persons who will go and brutally thrust a knife in the heart of a fellow-creature, or will administer to him, in order to remove him from the surface of the globe on which we move with life and animation, that quantity of arsenic of which we just now talked.
When they came to the end of a field he threw her down brutally.