unmerciful :

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  • a  having or showing no mercy

  • When this lively eccentric tried the same thing at the Maryland State American Legion Convention at Baltimore last August, the Legionaries gave him an unmerciful beating.
  • Keating made unmerciful demands on subordinates.
  • They paid for scurrilous floats and costumes, and an unmerciful kidding that spared nobody, friend or foe.

  • Isiah Thomas in New York Times
    This is an unmerciful league, and we'll have a long memory. And one day, we'll be the team that's on top, doing the kicking and the stepping,Thomas said, apparently referring to the Pacers' behavior. "And when we kick and we step, if we...
  • Joseph Cryan in ParamusPost.com
    Senior citizens living on the edge of poverty simply cannot afford such unmerciful cuts,Cryan said. "We know that many cuts in Gov. Christie's budget plan are painful, and spending cuts are needed. But Gov. Christie's cuts to seniors stand...
  • Phillip Fulmer in Rivals.com (subscription)
    He's been wonderful to coach,Vols coach Phil Fulmer said. "You don't know what Daniel has been through. I was unmerciful on him in the spring. I think, obviously, he's got a very great future."

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