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take-no-prisoners

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having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings
  • a theater critic with a take-no-prisoners approach to reviewing Broadway's latest offerings

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The first known use of take-no-prisoners was in 1915

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“Take-no-prisoners.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/take-no-prisoners. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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