imbrute

im·brute

 (ĭm-bro͞ot′)
tr. & intr.v. im·brut·ed, im·brut·ing, im·brutes
To make or become brutal.

imbrute

(ɪmˈbruːt)
vb
to reduce to a bestial state

im•brute

(ɪmˈbrut)

v.i. -brut•ed, -brut•ing.
to sink to the level of a brute.
[1625–35]
im•brute′ment, n.
References in classic literature ?
that I who erst contended With Gods to sit the highest, am now constraind Into a Beast, and mixt with bestial slime, This essence to incarnate and imbrute, That to the hight of Deitie aspir'd; But what will not Ambition and Revenge Descend to?
Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them.
That I who erst contended With gods to sit the highest, am now constrained Into a beast, and mixed with bestial slime, This essence to incarnate and imbrute, That to the height of deity aspired .
Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them.