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How to sign: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
"a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks";
How to sign: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
"strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers";