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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cruellyadverb


    "a cruelly bitter winter"

  2. cruellyadverb

    with cruelty

    "he treated his students cruelly"


  1. cruellyadverb

    In a cruel manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cruellyadverb

    in a cruel manner

  2. Cruellyadverb

    extremely; very

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cruelly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cruelly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cruelly in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Pity is the virture of the law, and none but tyrants use it cruelly.

  2. Roseanne Barr:

    It wasn't enough to just do what they did to me, they had to so cruelly insult the people who loved that family and that show.

  3. Patrick Poon:

    Liu Xia never gave up on Liu Xia wrongfully imprisoned late husband, and for this Liu Xia was cruelly punished, the Chinese authorities tried to silence Liu Xia, but Liu Xia stood tall for human rights.

  4. Gideon McKean:

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE McKean was the daughter of RFKs oldest child, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former Maryland lieutenant governor. Gideon was deeply compassionate, declining to sing childrens songs if they contained a hint of animals or people being treated cruelly.

  5. Elliot Rodger:

    the brute will then invite the girl back to his place of dwelling, where he will achieve insertion. He will experience delights so heavenly, so incredible... delights, that have been so cruelly denied to me

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    offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    • A. witless
    • B. nasty
    • C. urban
    • D. transparent

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