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[k_ɹ_ˈuː_ə_l], [kɹˈuːəl], [kɹˈuːəl]

Synonyms for Cruel:

brutal (adjective) painful (adjective) pitiless (adjective) Other synonyms and related words:

Rhymes for Cruel:

  1. stool, boole, buhl, fool, drool, tool, jewel, mule, boule, joule, pool, school, spool, cool, thule, yule, rule;
  2. preschool, misrule, duel, dual, fuel, uncool, retool;
  3. renewal, supercool, istanbul, accrual;

Quotes for Cruel:

  1. In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority. Edmund Burke.
  2. Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion. He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a domestic policy that is cynical, myopic and cruel Joe Klein.
  3. There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure, but of futility. The legislative process has become a cruel shell game and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze, inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible. Elliot Richardson.

Idioms of Cruel:

  1. You have to be cruel to be kind.;
  2. be cruel to be kind;