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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In a hurtful manner.

Usage examples (26)
  • A cruelly bitter winter
  • He treated his students cruelly
  • Adjective, : the cruel spectators of the gladiatorial contests. ,a cruel remark; a cruel affliction
  • All had been slain cruelly, their eyes cut from their heads, their backs flayed with heavy whips until the ribs showed. for more
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