Examples of mercifully in a Sentence
His crimes have been dealt with mercifully.
Mercifully, the professor always makes our tests easy.
Recent Examples of mercifully from the Web
Daniel mercifully made it out of the inning with a strikeout of Tanner Poole, but his outing didn't last much longer.
There’s clean trash and there’s dirty trash; knowing the difference has kept Hagins mercifully bedbug free.
Leonard has played only nine games, but his specter has hung over San Antonio all season, and that doesn’t figure to change until the first round is mercifully over.
Royal Dutch Shell and Total, Europe’s biggest private producers, are (mercifully) not changing their names.
Point guard Lili Thompson, who was leading the team in both assists and steals, was the next (and mercifully last) to fall, in January.
The storm formed in similar fashion to the four nor’easters that slammed the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast earlier in the month, but just far enough offshore to mercifully spare the coast from anything other than big waves.
That leaves two possibilities: either a) the superdelegates step in after the primaries and declare a TKO or b) the slugfest continues for unabated for 80 days, until the convention in Denver finally, mercifully ends their (and our) suffering.
UConn’s season came mercifully to an end, and the Kevin Ollie watch begins.
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First Known Use of mercifully
MERCIFULLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mercifully for English Language Learners
: in a kind or merciful way
: in a good or lucky way
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