Mercy

Mercy (Middle English, from Anglo-French merci, from Medieval Latin merced-, merces, from Latin, `price paid, wages`, from merc-, merxi `merchandise`) is a broad term that refers to benevolence, forgiveness and kindness in a variety of ethical, religious, social and legal contexts. The concept of a `Merciful God` appears in various religions...
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mercy

[n] - something for which to be thankful 2. [n] - alleviation of distress
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Mercy

• (n.) Disposition to exercise compassion or favor; pity; compassion; willingness to spare or to help. • (n.) Compassionate treatment of the unfortunate and helpless; sometimes, favor, beneficence. • (n.) Forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of a...
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mercy

noun something for which to be thankful; `it was a mercy we got out alive`
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Mercy

[cipher] In cryptography, Mercy is a tweakable block cipher designed by Paul Crowley for disk encryption. The block size is 4096 bits—unusually large for a block cipher, but a standard disk sector size. Mercy uses a 128-bit secret key, along with a 128-bit non-secret tweak for each block. In disk encryption, the sector number would be use...
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Mercy

[Dave Matthews Band song] Mercy is a 2012 song from Away from the World, the eighth studio album released by the Dave Matthews Band. The song was released as the first, lead single the album. ==Release== The Dave Matthews Band debuted `Mercy` on `Late Night with Jimmy Fallon` on April 24, 2012, and DMB released the studio version on July 16...
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Mercy

[drink] Mercy is a non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverage marketed as a preventative for hangovers and alcohol flush. It contains nutritional supplements that help the body process alcohol. ==Mechanism of action== The beverage, taken during or shortly after alcohol consumption, stimulates the body`s production of glutathione. This neutrali...
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Mercy

[game] Mercy is a popular children`s game of strength, skill and endurance in Britain, Canada, Pakistan, India, U.S., also is played in the Middle East and Far East Asia in places like Malaysia and Brunei – although its exact origin is unknown. Many claim to have invented it but most likely it would have been played by school kids across ...
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Mercy

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Mercy

Mer'cy noun ; plural Mercies . [ Middle English merci , French merci , Latin merces , mercedis , hire, pay, reward, Late Latin , equiv. to misericordia pity, mercy. Latin merces is probably akin to merere to deserve, acquire. See Me...
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mercy

God’s mercy is his loving forgiveness. We are called to show mercy to others.
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Mercy

Mercy is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `mercy, merciful` The name Mercy is most commonly given to American girls. Although in most countries Mercy is a name given to girls. In the United States, 1 out of 69 Mercy`s are boys. The name sounds like: Marcy, Marci, Marcey, Meris See also: Clemence, Mercedes, Mercia, Merry
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mercy

Origin: OE. Merci, F. Merci, L. Merces, mercedis, hire, pay, reward, LL, equiv. To misericordia pity, mercy. L. Merces is prob akin to merere to deserve, acquire. See Merit, and cf. Amerce. ... 1. Forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary...
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Mercy

To be in mercy, signifies to be liable to punishment at the discretion of the judge.Crim. law. The total or partial remission of a punishment to which a convict is subject. When the whole punishment is remitted, it is called a pardon; when only a part of the punishment is remitted, it is frequently a conditional pardon; or before sentence, it is ca...
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