Sentence Examples


  • She was on her way back to her room with the scarf securely wrapped around her neck and the whiskey that had fallen mercifully into an outside trash bin without busting when she felt the change in temperature.
  • Mercifully, he said nothing, only stood close to her and stared into the same sky.
  • The session was mercifully short and they decided to go to check out the renovated house and make sure it was ready for the new renters.
  • His dying agonies were shortened by an Italian soldier, who mercifully plunged a sword into his body.
  • But consignment to a prison for lengthened periods was, as a penalty, of more recent introduction, and of still later date is the recognition of the duties incumbent upon the authority to use its powers mercifully by humane endeavours to reform and improve those on whom it laid hands.

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