Definitions

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  • adv. In a cruel manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a cruel manner.
  • adv. Extremely; very.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a cruel manner; with cruelty; inhumanly; mercilessly.
  • Painfully; with severe pain or torture.
  • Mischievously; extremely; greatly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. excessively
  • adv. with cruelty

Etymologies

cruel +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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