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someone who is cruel enjoys causing pain to other people or animals, or enjoys making them unhappy or upset
unfriendly, insulting, or cruel
an evil person does very bad or cruel things
very cruel or unkind
extremely cruel, and not caring when other people are suffering
extremely bad, unpleasant, or cruel
unkind in what you say or think about someone
unkind, or cruel
cruel, unfair, or morally wrong
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
in South Asia, a place in the street where people can use computers or the Internet, for example...
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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