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Rosina, when she saw me cooling, had no such merciful contraption ready.

Why is Putin feeling so merciful all of a sudden to his political enemies?

The death carried an all-the-more-powerful message because Julius Caesar was famously merciful to defeated enemies.

All Muslims assert that God is most merciful, most compassionate.

I'd been so irrationally certain of merciful miracles; he was supposed to live forever.

But with no Devil the belief in a merciful and loving Heavenly Father becomes impossible.

But this theory of a merciful, and loving Heavenly Father is vital to the Christian religion.

He longed for death with a full and yearning desire, and he could kiss the hand that would be merciful and give the fatal blow.

Her face was grey as the one from which she drew the merciful coverings, but her eyes went fearlessly to that which she sought.

"It has been a most merciful escape," Maloney said, his pulpit voice struggling with his emotion.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to merciful, such as: charitable, compassionate, forgiving, gracious, humane, and humanitarian.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.