I am not speaking here of those who ruthlessly kill others and then finally themselves—the Adam Lanzas of the world.
There, he ruthlessly kills off the small critters of the surrounding wilderness.
It is ruthlessly pitting European nations against each other as they scramble to avoid financial contagion.
Over the course of this year, the Yorks have been ruthlessly ousted from royal life.
Was it the vanity of supreme self-confidence that made Obama underestimate how ruthlessly Republicans would stoke that fear?
She had found a kindred spirit, and it has been ruthlessly torn from her arms as kindred spirits so often are.
Things not much thought of, maybe, and ruthlessly defaced by all posterity.
He was ruthlessly sacrificing all who loved him, all whom he loved, to the Moloch of his own pride!
But why does he treat the earth so ruthlessly since all this was done without her will?
The jealousies which so weakened the Union armies during the first years of the Civil War were ruthlessly repressed.