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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MERCILESSLY

Winter held on tenaciously and mercilessly, but it has let go.

"It's a pity he was not drowned," she answered, mercilessly, handing the telegram back.

There had never been a man so mercilessly shown up by his own natural impulse.

He mercilessly pillories his patrons in a row for their stinginess.

Fire and gibbet had been mercilessly employed to destroy it.

All that could be reached with sword, spear, or bullet were mercilessly slaughtered.

The people, instead of sympathizing with the Pope, ridiculed him mercilessly.

And commencing, he mercilessly told her all that had passed at the table.

The rest were driven back and mercilessly cut down by their pursuers.

Yet bad as it is in itself, Mr. Sewell has mercilessly exaggerated it.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., see mercy + -less. Related: Mercilessly.

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