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by brute strength meaning

  • [American slang]
    by great muscular strength.
      The men moved the heavy door by brute strength.

Examples

  1. The game turned from one of finesse and beauty into one dominated by brute strength and its ugly use.
  2. For him, politics was a dogfight, but one enhanced as much by cunning and guile as by brute strength and endurance.
  3. Two day after the game, Crusinberry wrote a column in the " Chicago Daily Tribune " opining that Michigan's offense was the culmination of the new, less brutish game of football : " The old time player, who did his stuff by brute strength, has given way to the modern man with a head full of tricks . . ..

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