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cruel

adjective  /ˈkru·əl/ us  
extremely unkind and intentionally causing pain: Her classmates made some cruel remarks. Is the death penalty cruel and unusual punishment? I think it’s cruel to put a dog in a cage.
cruelly
adverb  /ˈkru·ə·li/ us  
She treated him cruelly before the divorce.
Translations of “cruel”
in Korean 잔인한…
in Arabic وَحْشي…
in French cruel (envers), cruel…
in Turkish vicdansız, acımasız, zalim…
in Italian crudele…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘忍的, 殘酷的, 刻毒傷人的…
in Russian жестокий…
in Polish okrutny…
in Spanish cruel…
in Portuguese cruel…
in German grausam, unbarmherzig…
in Catalan cruel…
in Japanese 無慈悲な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残忍的, 残酷的, 刻毒伤人的…
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