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merciful

US [ˈmɜrsɪf(ə)l]
UK [ˈmɜː(r)sɪf(ə)l]
  • adj.宽大的;仁慈的;慈悲的;不幸而可取的(因能解决问题或能解除痛苦)
  • Web指同情或怜悯;怜恤
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adj.
1.
宽大的;仁慈的;慈悲的ready to forgive people and show them kindness
a merciful God
仁慈的上帝
They asked her to be merciful to the prisoners.
他们请求她对犯人仁慈。
2.
还算幸运的,不幸而可取的(因能解决问题或能解除痛苦)seeming to be lucky, especially because it brings an end to sb's problems or suffering
Death came as a merciful release.
死神的到来算是一种幸运的解脱。

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