brutality collocations and examples

 UK /bruːˈtæləti/

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extreme and cruel violence

Adjectives frequently used with brutality
very bad: appalling, extreme, sheer, utterDiscipline is often only held together by extreme brutality.done without thinking: casualIt’s a story about the casual brutality to children that often occurs in such places.types of brutality: military, physical, police, stateThe Committee have found no evidence of physical brutality.Its ugly record of police brutality is known in every section of the country.
Nouns + of frequently used before brutality
act, allegation, evidence, example, level, victimBoth units were involved in acts of extreme brutality against civilians.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with brutality
corruption, cruelty, injustice, oppression, repression, violenceShe was one of more than a million who stood up to defy corruption and brutality.
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