Cruelly
Cruelly Cru"el*ly, adv. 1. In a cruel manner. [1913 Webster]

2. Extremely; very. [Colloq.] --Spectator. [1913 Webster]


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  • cruelly — adverb 1. excessively (Freq. 1) a cruelly bitter winter 2. with cruelty he treated his students cruelly • Derived from adjective: ↑cruel …   Useful english dictionary

  • cruelly — adv. Cruelly is used with these verbs: ↑dash, ↑deny, ↑expose, ↑mock, ↑murder, ↑slaughter …   Collocations dictionary

  • cruelly — cruel ► ADJECTIVE (crueller, cruellest or crueler, cruelest) 1) disregarding or taking pleasure in the pain or suffering of others. 2) causing pain or suffering. DERIVATIVES cruelly adverb. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • cruelly — adverb see cruel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cruelly — See cruel. * * * …   Universalium

  • cruelly — adverb In a cruel manner …   Wiktionary

  • cruelly — Synonyms and related words: abominably, agonizingly, atrociously, awfully, baldly, balefully, barbarously, bestially, bitterly, blatantly, brashly, brutally, brutishly, confoundedly, damnably, deadly, deathly, deucedly, devilishly, diabolically,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cruelly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. savagely, inhumanly, viciously; see brutally …   English dictionary for students

  • cruelly — adv. in a heartless manner, unkindly, brutally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cruelly — cru·el·ly …   English syllables

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