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 (sĕr′ə-brəl, sə-rē′-)
1. Of or relating to the brain or cerebrum.
2. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: "His approach is cerebral, analytical, cautious" (Helen Dewar).

cer·e′bral·ly adv.
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Adv.1.cerebrally - in an intellectual manner; "cerebrally active"
2.cerebrally - in the brain; "bleeding cerebrally"
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The darkness was a condition he cerebrally anticipated but now it was sitting thick and heavy around him.
The half-witted (or cerebrally challenged as they say in America) still, apparently, don't get it but paedophilia has nothing to do with being gay.
I heartily agree with her on the continuing need for electoral reform, but feel no "shame, shame, shame" under the current system in exercising my vote cerebrally and not viscerally.
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Mom and Dad evidently felt he was the bright light of their lives if not anyone else's since he was the class duff and scraped through only by fudging answers from the more cerebrally inclined colleagues who would let him peep at their sheets because he was a great joke teller of the ripe and over-ripe variety.
There are also still many aspects of a tolerant, open and welcoming society to which they can make a worthwhile contribution, both cerebrally and as investors.
A colleague and I recently wrote a research paper entitled "Artificial Neural Networks: Cerebrally smart but lamentably dumb", in which we discussed the power of neural nets for nonlinear and robust modelling, but also pointed out some of their dramatic failures.
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This began ear-cleansingly, Reger's little Sonatina theme brightly scored by Taylor, but the music, cerebrally finding out all 12 key-centres imposed upon a four-movement symphonic template, gradually sank into paralysed inertia until a cheery finale, almost tacked-on, woke everything up.