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noun as in vengefulness

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But to be fair, Slumdog Millionaire probably wasn't aiming for documentary mercilessness.

His effects are helped by the fact that he is an excellent mimic and by his utter realistic mercilessness.

He actually found his heated mind making a statement of the case as wild as this and its very mercilessness of phrase checked him.

Slavery has no respect for the affections, as is evinced by the mercilessness with which she sunders every family tie.

They went at her, poor creature, those two, with all the mercilessness of a couple of wolves.

The cruelty of the custom was not altogether unwelcome to warrant a retaliatory mercilessness.


On this page you'll find 200 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mercilessness, such as: barbarism, barbarity, inhumanity, malice, persecution, and savagery.

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