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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being ready to hurt others.

Usage examples (36)
  • cruelty can not stop the earth's heart from beating.
  • This cruelty is a dead give-away of who these people really are.
  • But just within the first 10 days, they have found evidence of what they call the cruelty of the Iraqi regime.
  • Gandhi and a retired mining engineer, set himself on fire to protest what he called cruelty in the United States and India. for more
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