cruel

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cruel englannista suomeksi

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cruel englanniksi

  1. Intentionally causing or reveling in pain and suffering; merciless, heartless.

  2. (ux)

    (syn)

    (ant)

  3. Harsh; severe.

  4. 2013, (w), ''Cold: Extreme Adventures at the Lowest Temperatures on Earth''

  5. He was physically the toughest of us and wore five layers of polar clothing, but the cold was cruel and wore us down hour after hour.
  6. 1951 (w), ''(w)''

  7. You may be sure they watched the cliffs on their left eagerly for any sign of a break or any place where they could climb them; but those cliffs remained cruel.
  8. Cool; awesome; neat.

  9. To a great degree; terribly.

  10. (quote-book)

  11. To spoil or ruin (one's chance of success)

  12. 1937, Vance Palmer, ''Legend for Sanderson'', Sydney: Angus & Robertson, p. 226, https://books.google.ca/books?id=fcgLAQAAIAAJ&q=%22cruelling%22+OR+%22cruelled%22&dq=%22cruelling%22+OR+%22cruelled%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwic34uZ9-HNAhVH02MKHYmuBDwQ6AEIfDAQ

  13. What cruelled him was that Imperial Hotel contract.
  14. 2014, ''(w)'', 1 April, 2014, http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-union/union-news/scott-higginbotham-laments-loss-of-rebels-hugh-pyle-to-french-club-20140401-zqpea.html

  15. He was on the fringes of Test selection last year before a shoulder injury cruelled his chances.
  16. 2015, ''(w)'', 8 September, 2015, http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/port-of-melbourne-ships-may-soon-be-too-big-to-pass-under-west-gate-bridge-20150908-gjhkmc.html

  17. A shortage of berth space for mega container ships will restrict capacity at Melbourne's port, cruelling Labor's attempts to get maximum value from its privatisation, a leading shipping expert has warned.
  18. To violently provoke (a child) in the belief that this will make them more assertive.

  19. 2007, Stewart Motha, "Reconciliation as Domination" in Scott Veitch (ed.), ''Law and the Politics of Reconciliation'', Routledge, 2016, p. 83, https://books.google.ca/books?id=jeQGDAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false

  20. Violence is apparently introduced early by the practice of "cruelling": children even in their first months are physically punished and then encouraged to seek retribution by punishing the punisher.
  21. 2009, Mark Colvin, ABC, "Peter Sutton discusses the politics of suffering in Aboriginal communities," 2 July, 2009, http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2008/s2615274.htm

  22. (..) I was referring to the area where you were talking about this practice of cruelling; the pinching of babies, sometimes so hard that their skin breaks and may go septic.
  23. (alt form)

  24. (l)

  25. hard, painful

  26. Merciless, (l); revelling in another's pain.

  27. Deleterious, injurious; conducive to suffering.

  28. Unbearable, saddening, terrifying.

  29. Strict, unforgiving, mean; not nice.

  30. Savage, vicious, dangerous; displaying ferocity.

  31. Bold, valiant, heroic (gloss)

  32. Sharp, acrid, bitter-tasting.

  33. (l) (gloss)

  34. (l); (l); (l)

  35. (l)

  36. (l); (l)

  37. cruel, mean