imbrute

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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.
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The Son freely humiliates himself on the scale of being and assumes flesh to save humankind, whereas Satan resents impairing his being by imbruting serpentine slime to ruin the human race.
If Satan's imbruting of himself in the serpent is a warped incarnation, Eve's eating from the forbidden tree is a distorted Eucharist.