noun, plural mer·cies for 4, 5.
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Without a direct avenue to customers, Apple has been at the mercy of third-party sellers.Apple’s iPhone sales have lagged in India for years. It’s only now unleashing its branding firepower|Grady McGregor|September 6, 2020|Fortune
When Mulan finally meets her, the witch says, “When they find out who you are, they will show you no mercy.”Women like Mulan didn’t need to go to war in disguise|Bethany Brookshire|September 4, 2020|Science News For Students
However, since their existing upfront deals did not provide pandemic-related escape clauses and the advertisers were at the mercy of the networks to excuse them.‘Kind of squishy’: Advertisers lobby to add pandemic clauses to TV upfront deals|Tim Peterson|September 1, 2020|Digiday
The city was at the mercy of its own bureaucracy and individual family members who made up the trust had different views of what they should do with the property.The Deal Before the 101 Ash St. Debacle Helps Explain How We Got Here|Lisa Halverstadt and Jesse Marx|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
So we will never again be at the mercy of China and other foreign countries in order to protect our own people.Biden faults Trump for mismanaging coronavirus in convention speech|Chris Johnson|August 21, 2020|Washington Blade
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
If mercy is not preached by a national figure we take seriously, our battles over policy power will grow ever more merciless.
Policy is about wielding power, while mercy is about transcending power by renouncing it.
Canned drinks like Mercy contain up 5,000 percent of the daily value of certain vitamins.
Patterson decided that meant they just left the eaglets at the mercy of whatever danger arose.
In one prison he found a cell so narrow and noisome that the poor wretch who inhabited it begged as a mercy for hanging.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
It is by God's mercy that such gleams of hope are sent to strengthen us in our trials.
But she interrupted him impatiently, and said she hated and would have no mercy on you.Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins|John Esten Cooke
Alice then spoke of mercy and peace to all men, and conjured me for my own sake to spare her destroyer.
First came the glorification, which ended with the words, "Have mercy on me."Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy
British Dictionary definitions for mercy
noun plural -cies
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see at the mercy of.