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unsparing

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

Unsparing \Un*spar"ing\, adjective [Pref. un- not + sparing, p. pr. of spare.]

1. Not sparing; not parsimonious; liberal; profuse. --Burke.

2. Not merciful or forgiving. [R.] --Milton. -- {Un*spar"ing*ly}, adverb -- {Un*spar"ing*ness}, noun

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

unsparing

adjective

1: very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain" [syn: {lavish}, {munificent}, {overgenerous}, {too-generous}, {unsparing}, {unstinted}, {unstinting}]

2: not forbearing; ruthless; "an unsparing critic"


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