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merciful


mer·ci·ful  (mûrs-fl)
adj.
Full of mercy; compassionate: sought merciful treatment for the captives. See Synonyms at humane.

merci·ful·ly adv.
merci·ful·ness n.


merciful  /mrsfl/  adj. showing mercy, kind: He suffered so much pain from cancer that his death was merciful. -adv. mercifully.

Thesaurus: merciful compassionate | sympathetic, forgiving. Ant. merciless. merciful

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