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noun as in compassion


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Now Attorney General, Ruth is creating an FBI task force to investigate serial violent and sexual crimes.

From Time

Some Boomers remember Leachman as Ruth, the mother in the 1957-58 season of the TV show “Lassie.”

Perhaps he saw me as a threat to Ruth and was protecting the alpha.

As the two men walked off the field, Johnson shook Ruth’s hand, and Ruth put his arm around Johnson.

Ruth was struck by the flu and survived a second time in the postseason.

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Ruth Shady isn't my anything; she is her own, completely original force in archaeology.

Rivers, it had emerged, had told them she was Ruth Madoff in disguise, and not to speak to her or approach her when she walked in.

The Kids Who Beat Autism Ruth Padawer, The New York Times Magazine At first, everything about L.'s baby boy seemed normal.

The third group came in the 1930s because of Adolf Hitler: Anni Albers, Ruth Adler Schnee, Marcel Breuer.

He was probably the biggest sporting hero of the decade—more popular at his peak than even Babe Ruth.

He dazzled the eyes and might have had for the asking the heart and hand of Diana Horton—Ruth's cousin.

She was shorter by a half-head than her darker cousin, and made up in sprightliness what she lacked of Ruth's gentle dignity.

Ruth advanced towards him, her face grave, her sweet eyes full of pitying concern.

But Ruth Hilton sprang to the large old window, and pressed against it as a bird presses against the bars of its cage.

Ruth approached him again; again she took him by the arm, seeking to soothe his over-troubled spirit; but again he shook her off.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ruth, such as: grief, mercy, penitence, pity, regret, and remorse.

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