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Intention MattersPlay
Consider if the pain caused is intentional or just a side effect to understand 'cruel' in context. SlideIgnoring someone's plea for help can be unintentionally cruel.
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Severity of ActionPlay
'Cruel' often describes actions that are seen as extreme in their unkindness or harshness. SlideRefusing medical aid to the injured is a cruel act.
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Not Always PhysicalPlay
'Cruel' can refer to both physical pain or emotional and psychological suffering. SlideSpreading rumors about someone is cruel.