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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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Khan said the previous governments looted the national wealth mercilessly. The national debts jumped to Rs30,000bn from Rs6,000bn during the last 10 years.
'The two parties' (PPP and PML-N) leaders mercilessly looted the country and took all its money abroad leaving nothing in national kitty.
'He beats me almost every day like a drum over trivial issues and this he does mercilessly. Most times, I go about with a swollen face or a black eye as a result of his beatings.
As soon as he approached the former premier, security guards standing nearby pounced upon him, beating him up mercilessly.
They have confessions which the Shabak admits it obtained after mercilessly torturing those young Jewish boys for two weeks.
'Instead of bringing their victim to their police station, the police operatives dragged the victim to an area near the Tullahan River where he was mercilessly killed/liquidated,' the NBI said.
mercilessly beating a lone student even after he fell down.
BACON TROLL Ed was mercilessly mocked on social media for the way he handled this butty in a caff
The parents of American teenager Matthew Burdette claim that their child ended his life after he was "mercilessly bullied" over an embarrassing video of him posted on the internet.
DANGEROUS DOGS Fully understanding Nature is the only way to see Why dogs kill and maim children so mercilessly For nature designed dogs as predators that can only survive By eating all kinds of dogs so that they themselves can stay alive So a dog's deep inherited instinct to kill will always be there And of this crucial fact our society should be totally aware Born in captivity dogs are cared for and trained to obey our commands But when dealing with any of nature's predators situations can so easily get out of our hands Our children deserve all the protection that loving parents can give So by keeping them away from dogs will certainly improve their chances to live by John Wall, Wavertree
However, they soon realise a more sinister enemy is afoot when gruesome remains are found before they themselves are mercilessly picked off one by one.