pitiless


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Synonyms for pitiless

having or showing no mercy

Synonyms for pitiless

without mercy or pity

deficient in humane and kindly feelings

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Paul; and anon, complete his own portrait with one of those touches of pitiless realism which the satirist so often seeks in vain.
Instead of meeting friends on board the approaching ship, we could only expect pitiless enemies.
A pitiless hail was hissing round me, and I was sitting on soft turf in front of the overset machine.
All about me gathered the invisible terrors of the Martians; that pitiless sword of heat seemed whirling to and fro, flourishing overhead before it descended and smote me out of life.
Their breasts are ever bared To the pitiless steel and all the wounds of war Unspeakable.
To this he gave me but a pitiless answer, 'Stranger,' said he,
On a slope to the left there was a long row of guns, gruff and maddened, denouncing the enemy, who, down through the woods, were forming for another attack in the pitiless mo- notony of conflicts.
They must have regretted that they had not died before their exile; for even the English would not have been so pitiless as to deny them graves in their native soil.
It is known that in the Prince de Conde, the aquiline nose rose out sharply and incisively from a brow slightly retreating, rather low than high, and according to the railers of the court, -- a pitiless race even for genius, -- constituted rather an eagle's beak than a human nose, in the heir of the illustrious princes of the house of Conde.
The sickness -- the nausea -- The pitiless pain -- Have ceased, with the fever That maddened my brain -- With the fever called "Living" That burned in my brain.
Lady Arabella looked like a soulless, pitiless being, not human, unless it revived old legends of transformed human beings who had lost their humanity in some transformation or in the sweep of natural savagery.
And she was so pitiless that she took poor Rapunzel into a desert where she had to live in great grief and misery.
Tilney yet lived, shut up for causes unknown, and receiving from the pitiless hands of her husband a nightly supply of coarse food, was the conclusion which necessarily followed.
People in Europe desiring to join the excursion--contagious sickness to be avoided--boating at the expense of the ship--physician on board--the circuit of the globe to be made if the passengers unanimously desired it--the company to be rigidly selected by a pitiless "Committee on Applications"--the vessel to be as rigidly selected by as pitiless a "Committee on Selecting Steamer.
We ought to mention however, that the sciences of Egypt, that necromancy and magic, even the whitest, even the most innocent, had no more envenomed enemy, no more pitiless denunciator before the gentlemen of the officialty of Notre-Dame.