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mercy

mercy
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  • vergevensgezinde goedertierenheid door God aan zondaren bewezen of door vorsten, rechters, legerbevelhebbers aan misdadigers of overwonnenen geschonken
  • leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
"he threw himself on the mercy of the court"

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mercy
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed
    "distributing food and clothing to the flood victims was an act of mercy"

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    mercy
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      • something for which to be thankful
      "it was a mercy we got out alive"

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      mercy
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        • the feeling that motivates compassion

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        mercy
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          • a disposition to be kind and forgiving

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