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barbaric

adjective uk   /bɑːˈbær.ɪk/ us    /bɑːr-/
extremely cruel and unpleasant: She found the idea of killing animals for pleasure barbaric. barbaric acts of violenceUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
barbarically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
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