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  1. brunt

    impulse, attack, aggression, onslaught, onset, assault, shock

    resistance, endurance, repulsion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bruntnoun

    main force of a blow etc

    "bore the brunt of the attack"

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  1. bruntnoun

    shock, heat of onset

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  1. List of paraphrases for "brunt":

    weight, burden, shiner

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  1. Euripides:

    There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course a quiet conscience.

  2. Bill Costello:

    The E&P companies have taken the brunt of the pain that I think they will see in their business, so they will go into recovery faster and first.

  3. Police President Richard Beary:

    The entire criminal justice system needs to be looked at, but law enforcement is taking the brunt of it.

  4. Tadamichi Yamamoto:

    The brief ceasefire demonstrated that the fighting can be stopped and that Afghan civilians no longer need to bear the brunt of the war.

  5. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda:

    Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of sustained attacks on innocent civilians, victims of rapes are asking themselves how many more women should be brutally attacked for this council to appreciate the magnitude of their plight.

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