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CRUEL





Definition:

  1. [adjective] lacking or showing kindness or compassion or mercy
    Synonyms: unkind

  2. [adjective] (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
    Synonyms: barbarous, brutal, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious

  3. [adjective] (of weapons or instruments) causing suffering and pain; "brutal instruments of torture"; "cruel weapons of war"
    Synonyms: brutal

  4. [adjective] used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters"
    Synonyms: brutal, harsh, rigorous, unkind

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