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Spanish translation of “cruel”

cruel

adjective /ˈkruːəl/
pleased at causing pain; merciless
cruel
He was cruel to his dog.
causing distress
cruel
a cruel disappointment.
cruelly adverb
cruelmente
They beat him cruelly.
cruelty noun
crueldad
animal cruelty.
(Definition of cruel from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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