mercy

All Noun
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  • May she listen to her people with mercy in their need for her help.
  • So little do we prize common mercies when we have them to the full. Cited from Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
  • For mercy's sake how can you say such a thing, my dear husband? Cited from Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi, by Plautus
  • The leader of the third group asks for mercy for himself and his men.
  • Alone in the room, Mercy's first look was directed to the bed. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • For mercy's sake tell me who you do want to marry, then! Cited from Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi, by Plautus
  • He then went on to play a new song from the album, entitled Mercy.
  • Eventually, this was slightly changed to the mercy-killing seen in the completed film.
  • As he spoke, Mercy's eyes grew larger and larger, never leaving his face. Cited from What's Mine's Mine, by George MacDonald
  • Mercy's last look, before she went out, was a look at Grace. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • In Texas and other states, it is referred to as the mercy rule.
  • For mercy's sake take care of your health which is so dear to us. Cited from Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence
  • He orders the crowd to make peace and they praise his mercy.
  • He found it powerful but with more "justice than mercy" in it.
  • He is known for his mercy and tolerance when sought by his people.
  • My mother died when I was ten and left me to her tender mercies. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • George described his son's death simply as "the greatest mercy possible".
  • Mercy's eyes grew big with wonder and she listened with increasing interest. Cited from Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill, by Alice B. Emerson
  • Do for mercy's sake leave me in peace, can't you? Cited from The Gadfly, by E. L. Voynich
  • Those are the mercies beyond our height, beyond our depth, beyond our reach. Cited from Unspoken Sermons, by George MacDonald
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Meaning of mercy

  • noun Something for which to be thankful
    it was a mercy we got out alive
  • noun Alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed
    distributing food and clothing to the flood victims was an act of mercy