adjective, crueler, cruelest.
willfully or knowingly causing pain or distress to others.
enjoying the pain or distress of others:
the cruel spectators of the gladiatorial contests.
causing or marked by great pain or distress:
a cruel remark; a cruel affliction.
rigid; stern; strict; unrelentingly severe.
causing or inflicting pain without pity: a cruel teacher
causing pain or suffering: a cruel accident
adjective 1. rumpled; wrinkled; crushed. 2. bent in a spiral curve: a crumpled ram’s horn.
verb (used with object) 1. to press or squeeze with a force that destroys or deforms. 2. to squeeze or pound into small fragments or particles, as ore, stone, etc. 3. to force out by pressing or squeezing; extract: to crush cottonseeds in order to produce oil. 4. to rumple; wrinkle; crease. 5. to smooth […]
abbreviation 1. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
noun 1. an act of anointing, especially as a medical treatment or religious rite. 2. an unguent or ointment; salve. 3. something soothing or comforting. 4. an excessive, affected, sometimes cloying earnestness or fervor in manner, especially in speaking. 5. Religion. the oil used in religious rites, as in anointing the sick or dying. the […]