Examples of merciful in a Sentence
He became less merciful to his enemies.
He died a quick and merciful death.
Recent Examples of merciful from the Web
Bregman's walk-off was equal parts merciful and hopeful for the Astros.
If Coats or some other pliable underling had been in Comey’s place, that person might have taken Trump’s words as merciful and pleading.
Some interpretations paint Henry as a good leader and a merciful man
There is no watchful yet merciful God, who calls us to repent and to forgive
What awaits residents in the Middle and Upper Keys is unclear, but there are signs that Irma, which made its first US landfall on Cudjoe Key, about 20 miles east of Key West, was anything but merciful to the Conch Republic.
Though the student section had some empty seats, most of Bryant-Denny Stadium was occupied for the merciful ending.
The bunkmate Sands sisters meet a merciful end that should have happened seasons ago.
According to their website, all of the Merciful Minis are certified therapy horses.
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