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stony

adjective (PERSON)    /ˈstəʊ.ni/ US  /ˈstoʊ-/
A stony expression or way of behaving is one that shows no sympathy or kindness: She gave me a stony glare as I walked into the room. Most of her comments were met with a stony silence.Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
(Definition of stony adjective (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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