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mercilessadjective

uk   /ˈmɜː.sɪ.ləs/ us   /ˈmɝː.sɪ.ləs/ disapproving
C2 having or showing no mercy: There are reports of merciless attacks on innocent civilians. There was no shelter from the merciless (= very strong) heat.
mercilessly
adverb uk   /ˈmɜː.sɪ.ləs.li/ us   /ˈmɝː.sɪ.ləs.li/
Louis was teased mercilessly by his schoolmates.
(Definition of merciless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mercilessadjective

us   /ˈmɜr·sɪ·ləs/
showing no kindness; cruel: a merciless enemy
mercilessly
adverb us   /ˈmɜr·sɪ·ləs·li/
He was teased mercilessly at school.
(Definition of merciless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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