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She was shocked by the cruelty of his words.
He is still haunted by the cruelties he witnessed during the war.
She divorced him on the grounds of mental cruelty.
cruelty to children/animals
This is the American English definition of cruelty. View British English definition of cruelty.
happy, excited, and full of energy
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