cruel

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cruel or inhumane treatment abuse , ill-treatment , ill-usage , maltreatment
act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities animalisation , animalization , brutalisation , brutalization
quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane atrociousness , atrocity , barbarity , barbarousness , heinousness
cruel act atrocity , enormity , outrage
cruel and oppressive dictator autocrat , despot , tyrant
cruel, very bestial , flagitious , implacable , inexorable , remorseless
condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner brutalisation , brutalization
cruel person brute
cruel and brutal fellow bully , hooligan , roughneck , rowdy , ruffian , tough , yob , yobbo , yobo
quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance cruelness , cruelty , harshness
cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering cruelty , inhuman treatment
cruel wicked and inhuman person demon , devil , fiend , monster , ogre
wicked and cruel behavior devilry , deviltry
cruel in the extreme draconian , fell , truculent
fierce and cruel fell , malicious , vicious
wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC) Jezebel
wantonly cruel act outrage
cruel treatment persecution
cruel and perverted sadistic
cruel woman she-devil
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