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barbaric

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