mercifully

All Adverb
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  • And many things were ordered better and more mercifully than they had been at first. Cited from A Minstrel In France, by Harry Lauder
  • This day we have been again mercifully helped, though our need has been almost greater than ever. Cited from Narrative of some of the Lord's Dealings with George M_ller, by Muller
  • Mercifully, he had as yet no knowledge how soon the one alternative must be taken from him. Cited from On The Firing Line, by A. C. Ray and H. B. Fuller
  • Mercifully it was not so thick there as in other places a short distance off. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • How mercifully has the Lord dealt in giving me so much strength for these years! Cited from Narrative of Some of the Lord's Dealings with George Muller, G. Muller
  • Now night fell upon the poor little city and mercifully hid it from view. Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • So for this man too the end came mercifully, without grief or pain! Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • Mercifully the mass was not over, so we found thee at once. Cited from The Strand Magazine, Vol. VII, No. 37, Jan 1894, Ed. by George Newnes
  • Now it is old history and mercifully one can look back with nothing but regret. Cited from The Grey Room, by Eden Phillpotts
  • They could say good-night at the earliest possible opportunity, and mercifully leave the married pair to themselves. Cited from The Two Destinies, by Wilkie Collins
  • But he had expected death quickly, mercifully, within a few hours. Cited from In The Palace Of The King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • May the Lord keep us looking to Him, and mercifully send help! Cited from Narrative of some of the Lord's Dealings with George M_ller, by Muller
  • But, in the main most mercifully, youth lives for itself, not for the old. Cited from Brother Copas, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Sleep mercifully came to her almost as soon as she laid her head on her pillow. Cited from Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters, by May Agnes Fleming
  • We are mercifully left to feel the enemies before we see Him present in His strength. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • He had broken his law, his own law; and, mercifully, his law was breaking him. Cited from The Iron Woman, by Margaret Deland
  • Mercifully he went to sleep again, and after another long night's rest he was much stronger. Cited from The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, by Rutherford
  • And so surrounded yet alone, the old man fought his secret terror until mercifully he went to sleep. Cited from Old Lady Number 31, by Louise Forsslund
  • Maybe the living God will consider our want of knowledge and act mercifully toward us. Cited from My Neighbors, by Caradoc Evans
  • If any doubt of this had mercifully remained me, her next words would have served to have resolved it. Cited from Shame of Motley, by Raphael Sabatini
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Meaning of mercifully

  • adverb In a compassionate manner
    he dealt with the thief mercifully