Definition of Cruelly

1. Adverb. Excessively. "A cruelly bitter winter"

2. Adverb. With cruelty. "He treated his students cruelly"

Partainyms: Cruel



Definition of Cruelly

1. adv. In a cruel manner.

Definition of Cruelly

1. Adverb. In a cruel manner. ¹

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Definition of Cruelly

1. cruel [adv] - See also: cruel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruelly

crue
cruel
cruel and unusual punishment
cruel plant
crueler
cruelest
cruell
cruelled
crueller
cruellest
cruellie
cruelling
cruells
cruelltie
cruellty
cruelly (current term)
cruelness
cruelnesses
cruels
crueltie
cruelties
cruelty
cruentaren
cruentation
cruentous
crues
cruet
cruet-stand
cruets
crufomate

Literary usage of Cruelly

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1. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1816)
"... Adherents have most cruelly tyrannized over the Minds, and tortured the Bodies of Men. VrE now proceed to the second branch of the power of the Church, ..."

2. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Joseph Dacier (1849)
"THE COMMONALTY OF PARIS ASSEMBLE IX GREAT NUMBERS, AND cruelly PUT TO DEATH THEIR PRISONERS. ABOUT four o'clock on the 12th day of June, the populace of ..."

3. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"I do not intend to say more upon this topic, since it would be too offensive to the supreme authorities of state ; enough that I was cruelly wronged at the ..."

4. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"They repeal the act of settlement—§ XXXIX. Pass an act of attainder against absentees—§ XL. James coins base money. The Protestants of Ireland cruelly ..."

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