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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
accepting, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty, beneficent, benign, benignant, big, bleeding, boundless, changeless, charitable, clement, commiserative, compassionate, condolent, considerate, creating, creative, easy, easygoing, eternal, eternally the same, everlasting, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, generous, gentle, glorious, good, gracious, hallowed, highest, holy, human, humane, immortal, immutable, indulgent, infinite, just, kind, kindly, lax, lenient, liberal, limitless, loving, luminous, magnanimous, majestic, making, melting, mild, moderate, numinous, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, one, patient, permanent, perpetual, pitiful, pitying, radiant, ruth, ruthful, sacred, shaping, soft, softhearted, sovereign, sparing, supreme, sympathetic, sympathizing, tender, tenderhearted, thoughtful, timeless, tolerant, ubiquitous, unbounded, unchanging, undefined, understanding, unlimited, warmhearted
Dictionary Results for merciful:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
merciful
    adj 1: showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for
           the captives"; "a merciful god" [ant: merciless,
           unmerciful]
    2: (used conventionally of royalty and high nobility) gracious;
       "our merciful king"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Merciful \Mer"ci*ful\, a. [Mercy + -ful.]
   1. Full of mercy; having or exercising mercy; disposed to
      pity and spare offenders; unwilling to punish. Opposite of
      merciless.
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            The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious. --Ex.
                                                  xxxiv. 6.
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            Be merciful, great duke, to men of mold. --Shak.
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   2. Unwilling to give pain; compassionate.
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            A merciful man will be merciful to his beast. --Old
                                                  Proverb.
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   Syn: Compassionate; tender; humane; gracious; kind; mild;
        clement; benignant.
        [1913 Webster] -- Mer"ci*ful*ly, adv. --
        Mer"ci*ful*ness, n.
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