Definitions

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  • adjective superlative form of cruel: most cruel.

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Examples

  • I had gum stuck in my hair, food thrown at me, and I was called the cruelest and most disgusting names.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School

  • I had gum stuck in my hair, food thrown at me, and I was called the cruelest and most disgusting names.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School

  • Inflation is sometimes referred to as the cruelest tax, but a little inflation is not a bad thing, actually, and even periods that have seen elevated inflation levels produced, on balance, more winners than losers.

    The real choices

  • He survived brain surgery and what he called the cruelest therapy on the planet — chemo — but wasn't sure he wanted to continue the demands of being a professional cyclist.

    USATODAY.com - Applaud, don't accuse Armstrong

  • Inflation is sometimes referred to as the cruelest tax, but a little inflation is not a bad thing, actually, and even periods that have seen elevated inflation levels produced, on balance, more winners than losers.

    Spectator Live

  • The cruelest are the right wing so called CHRISTIANS for some of whom Katrina was a God sent punishment for our sins, or the right wing swiftboating, a new American word, of a candidate.

    Michael Seitzman: Embrace Your Inner Elitist

  • In what can only be called the cruelest irony I have ever heard, it was announced that he had Stage IV cancer of the tongue and might lose his tongue altogether to the only recommended treatment for the disease, radical surgery.

    Tastebud Revival

  • Montagne: So the cruelest might be the younger and less open to negotiation?

    NPR Topics: News

  • Montagne: So the cruelest might be the younger and less open to negotiation?

    NPR Topics: News

  • Montagne: So the cruelest might be the younger and less open to negotiation?

    NPR Topics: News

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