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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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Jihadist terrorism in Syria is being addressed again by merciless bombing but unfortunately they have allowed the terrorists to depart from Aleppo with their arms.
The statement added that "what is left to be done is (to push forth) an action of justice and merciless retaliation of the army and people of the DPRK.
This was a shocking and merciless act, carried out by people with no respect for human life and the rule of law," he added.
You're going to be in big trouble if I have to contend with Ming the Merciless again.
I will pluck from my tree a cherry-blossom wand, And carry it in my merciless hand, So I will drive you, so bewitch your eyes, With a beautiful thing that can never go wise.
After the end of this merciless robbery, the governing elites went back to the nationalism which is nothing but a transition but in a different shape.
Cancer is a cruel, merciless disease which can take even the strongest and most determined people.
THE FEW IN September skies, as birds of steel in flight The Few in air, engaged in mortal, merciless fight Spinning, turning, diving-burning-young men lost Winning, living, the giving, earning-young men's cost Theirs the heroic, the noble, colossal feat Theirs the defeat of evil's force, so vile in hate By them, the whirlwind unleashed for good The deed that freed from threat our nation, with their blood Grateful forever the state in triumph, with such oration, remembered "So much owed by so many to so few" In human conflict field of sorrow, the brave Released to us our tomorrow Honour to those in Hurricanes, in Spitfire, The Few In September skies.
Summary: He has squared up to the world's most merciless fighters, but Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's admits he was scared of The A-Team.
A BETTING SHOP manager was jailed for life yesterday after being found guilty of murdering his girlfriend in a "brutal, cowardly and merciless attack".
The participants of the protest were chanting slogans "Merciless Corps, merciless, abductors show some mercy to Mercy workers", "End to 'ransom economy" in the country".
When he wanted to split from his partner and lover of 15 years, Large carefully planned with Simon Mullen to lure Christopher Hartley to a secluded spot in Huddersfield where he was shot through the head at point-blank range in what was a pre-meditated, cold-blooded and merciless killing.