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Without a direct avenue to customers, Apple has been at the mercy of third-party sellers.

From Fortune

When Mulan finally meets her, the witch says, “When they find out who you are, they will show you no mercy.”

However, since their existing upfront deals did not provide pandemic-related escape clauses and the advertisers were at the mercy of the networks to excuse them.

From Digiday

The city was at the mercy of its own bureaucracy and individual family members who made up the trust had different views of what they should do with the property.

So we will never again be at the mercy of China and other foreign countries in order to protect our own people.

But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.

But it never has been the site of equal mercy, and it never will be.

If mercy is not preached by a national figure we take seriously, our battles over policy power will grow ever more merciless.

Policy is about wielding power, while mercy is about transcending power by renouncing it.

Canned drinks like Mercy contain up 5,000 percent of the daily value of certain vitamins.

Brethren are a help in the time of trouble, but mercy shall deliver more than they.

Have mercy on thy people, upon whom thy name is invoked: and upon Israel, whom thou hast raised up to be thy firstborn.

If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.

Henceforth he must remember Winifred only when his sword was at the throat of some wretched mutineer appealing for mercy.

And thou hast delivered me, according to the multitude of the mercy of thy name, from them that did roar, prepared to devour.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mercy, such as: benevolence, blessing, charity, clemency, forgiveness, and generosity.

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