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synonyms for tender mercies

  • kick in the teeth
  • no pity
  • no quarter
  • pitilessness
  • small portion
  • unsympathetic treatment
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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tender mercies, such as: kick in the teeth, no pity, no quarter, pitilessness, small portion, and unsympathetic treatment.
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How to use tender mercies in a sentence

The fifteen unfortunates would have been left to the tender mercies of a precarious and grudging charity.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
This permission indicates the tender mercies of the common law, and reminds us of the Helvetian peasant-woman.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
Not so those of his foremost fellow prisoners, who were handed over to the tender mercies of Haynau.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies, and thy loving-kindnesses: for they have been ever of old.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
It was evident the town had to be given up to the tender mercies of this mob of ruffians.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
But these might grow jejune, nor is it safe to trust the tender mercies of a butcher.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Happy they who know more of it than the tender mercies of hotels and boarding-houses reveal.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
Slaveholders, the world over, have sung the praises of their tender mercies towards their slaves.
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, PART 3 OF 4AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
Eagerly and earnestly did they plead with Laudonniere either to put him to death, or to deliver him to their tender mercies.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
So clever were they at the business that costly but portable goods were freely submitted to their tender mercies.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TENDER MERCIES

  • kick in the teeth
  • no pity
  • no quarter
  • pitilessness
  • small portion
  • tender mercies
  • unsympathetic treatment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.