- 残 [cán]
- （不完整; 残缺） incomplete; deficient:
an incomplete manuscript 残稿- （剩余的; 将尽的） remnant; remaining:
remnants of the enemy forces; 残敌
the last days of winter; 残冬- （凶恶） oppressive; savage; barbarous; ferocious:
- （伤害; 毁坏） injure; spoil; damage:
destroy (life, talent); 摧残
broken in health but not in spirit 身残志不残
The soldier disabled by wounds in his leg is buried in sadness.
That emperor was a cruel despot.
The feudal barons were cruel to the people.
In fairy stories, the ogre is cruel and eats people.
We shouldn't be cruel to animals.
He is a cruel assassin.
Destiny is sometimes cruel.
The death of their daughter was a cruel blow.