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synonyms for cruelly

  • brutally
  • viciously
  • inhumanly
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I think that kids are cruel and their cruelty sort of grows in scope and scale as their hormones start to shift.
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It’s a cruel irony that the things that make a restaurant appealing are precisely what currently make it dangerous—the intimacy, the coziness, the groups of people deep in conversation, whiling away the hours over drinks and a meal.
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The President said things about your late husband that were cruel.
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Italy without its beloved calcetto—pickup soccer game—would have seemed a cruel and unusual punishment not long ago.
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What’s most cruel to me about this is that we have a program we could update and help fix this, but we keep looking the other way.
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Indeed, the case could enable the Court’s new Republican majority to drastically roll back much of the Constitution’s protections against cruel and unusual punishment.
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He didn't want my father to marry my mother, and if he found us he would treat us cruelly.
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The ministers who advised this step, acted cruelly towards the government they left behind.
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Accordingly, the record of this hard-fighting soldier of the Empire has been cruelly buried in ridicule.
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Bascomb spurred his tired horse cruelly, and they got past Hot Springs at a fairly good gait.
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