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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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But she added: "This was a ferocious and merciless attack.
"If they infringe on the DPRK's [Democratic People's Republic of Korea or North Korea] sovereignty and dignity even a bit, its army will launch merciless ultra-precision strikes from ground, air, sea and underwater," North Korea's state news agency (http://www.ibtimes.com/worlds-next-war-north-korea-threatens-us-south-korea-merciless-ultra-precision-2507734) KCNA said Tuesday.
It seems to be true that Pope John Paul II wanted bishops and the laity to toe his line, but the editorial seems to me to have rigidly drawn borders, merciless and vituperative in its judgment of the past pope.
"We wanted to be here, amongst those who have seen such awful things, to say that we shall carry on the fight and that it will be merciless. Because when terrorists are capable of carrying out such atrocities, they must be certain they will face a determined France, a united France, and a France that will not let itself be intimidated."
just untie a shot in space deliberately merciless over the time's
NNA - North Korea has threatened "merciless punishment" against South Korea if it goes ahead with plans to open a U.N.
He said that the merciless massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar
That the merciless actions of the executioner could apparently be carried out by a British citizen, as is suspected from his accent in the video, merely intensifies the feelings of disbelief that one human could do that to another, regardless of the severity of the conflict.
SEOUL (TAP) - North Korea denounced a new Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-un as an act of war and warned of a "merciless countermeasure" unless the US authorities banned the film.
Trouble from Chechnya was met with devastating bombing and merciless punishment of oenders.