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mercilessly

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Merciless \Mer"ci*less\, adjective Destitute of mercy; cruel; unsparing; -- said of animate beings, and also, figuratively, of things; as, a merciless tyrant; merciless waves.

The foe is merciless, and will not pity. --Shak.

Syn: Cruel; unmerciful; remorseless; ruthless; pitiless; barbarous; savage. -- {Mer"ci*less*ly}, adverb -- {Mer"ci*less*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mercilessly

adverb

1: without pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House" [syn: {mercilessly}, {pitilessly}, {unmercifully}, {remorselessly}]


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