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cruel


cruel

adjective

Definition of CRUEL

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having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others <a cruel dictator who tortured anyone who dared to speak out against him> <cruel and unusual punishments are forbidden by the U.S. Constitution>
Phrases red in tooth and claw

February 26, 2015
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Tending to find fault and raise objections
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