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mercy

(mĕr′sē) [L. merces, reward]
In medicine, the compassionate provision of relief or mitigation of physical pain, mental suffering, or psychological distress.
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There will be no leniency at all in the implementation of this plan and no one [wanted] will have an umbrella above his head to protect him," Berri added.
It is with a heavy heart that we see that some of our members, when faced with the consequences of their own actions, tend to invoke the EOKA struggle and ask for leniency," the statement added.
The Chairperson noted that that even in developed countries like those in the EU and US, leniency applications were not filed as swiftly as in this case after the drafting of the respective regulations, and she attributes this achievement to her remarkable team and the excellent quality of evidence and enquiry report produced.
He told security chiefs at a meeting at his palace there would not be "any leniency in the application of the law".
His lawyer, Wang Yuncai, told the Daily Telegraph she hoped for leniency and that Wang's brother and wife had watched proceedings inside the court while his sister waited outside.
Would someone tell me why this thieving scumbag should be shown leniency.
Bloomberg has reported that at least five Swiss banks have handed over details of employees to US regulatory authorities in a bid to seek leniency in the investigation into the alleged role of the banks in helping clients evade taxes.
Leniency applicants, who in effect are admitting wrongdoing, could find themselves targeted by disgruntled investors, fund managers and investment funds, said Morten Nissen, a partner at law firm Bird & Bird.
The Pakistan spinner, who took 24 wickets in the 3-0 Test series whitewash of England, insists that, because of an old accident which means he cannot straighten his arm properly, extra leniency up to 23.
LENIENCY "Everyone at the game apart from the ref realised Aluko just fell over.
Luminar, which runs the Liquid, Oceana and Lava & Ignite clubs in town and city centres across the UK, including Cardiff, said its banks - Lloyds, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland - would not extend a recent period of leniency ending today.
One effective way of detecting this behaviour is through the implementation of a corporate leniency policy.