18 Verbs to Use for the Word brunt

The object of this "Hall of Fame" is not necessarily to portray the very top men of each department of the national game, for it frequently happens in these days, when players take part in only a few innings now and then, that they become entitled to mention in the records, although they do not bear the real brunt of the work.

I'll stand the brunt of it alone, without draggin' you lads into the scrape.

Their own share in the attack having terminated by a defeat, and the feeling which had been excited by the fact that the Guards and Highlanders, who had taken no part whatever in the trench-work during the winter, and who were in a high state of efficiency, should have been kept in reserve, while the boy battalions bore the whole brunt of the attack, found angry expression among the men.

" "Why, that's the company that was out of hand when we advanced!" "Colonel Flanagan reports, sir, that the company took the whole brunt of the attack, and gave the square time to re-form.

Upon our allies now fell the brunt of the fight, and the British, wearied and exhausted, were able to take a short breathing-time.

Frolic, brave soldiers, we must foot it now: Lucretius, you shall bide the brunt with me.

The militia broke and fled in confusion; and the brave Barney, with Captain Stevens' riflemen, sustained the brunt of the battle, until Barney was severely wounded, when Winder, seeing no hope of winning a victory, ordered a retreat.

Better wast thou than those who stepped to opulence and fame upon thee fallen; better, loftier-minded, purer; thy destiny was to fall that others might rise upon thee, thou wert one of the noble legion of the conquered; let praise be given to the conquered, for with them lies the brunt of victory.

If you prove true, I hope to scape the brunt.

Indeed, she bore the name of one who had been a most distinguished officer of the King and who had died in his service, and she was herself the descendant of a long line of nobles who, if they had not all been benefactors of their race, had, at least, never shirked the brunt of battle nor any service in the royal cause.

For when two or three at once fell upon the same ship, part would do all the damage they could and the rest suffer the brunt of the injuries.

He saw the grim walls that had for centuries withstood the brunt of battle with the Turks, and from them came the whispering voicethe voice said to be that of the Evil One.

O you dissemble, sir, nor are we come In hope of welcome, but with this poore head-peece To beare the brunt of all discurtesies.

And, though I'd borne the brunt of varying ages, Was doomed for pavement 'neath the horses' feet, Until a Maiden, near to Sherborne Lane, Saved meand rescued London from that stain.

* * "OUT OF THE FRYING-PAN" When, moved a few brief seasons back, To brave the battle's brunt, On Britain's shores I turned my pack

This is the usual fortune of pioneer dogs, for they have to face the brunt of the battle for their race, and act the part of Arnold Winkelried without intending it.

Even those who stand in the immediate presence of it and suffer most terribly become calloused to it: much more must we who stood so long apart and have not yet felt the brunt of it.

But England they look upon as the root of all their trouble, the despicable, retreating enemy they cannot touch, the enemy, they maintain, whose clever, but selfish, diplomacy has forced the brunt of the fighting on the others, while she sits back to wait for the spoils.

18 Verbs to Use for the Word  brunt