for mercy meaning

  "for mercy" in a sentence
(obsolete) or for mercy's sake
  An earnest conjuration in the form of an appeal to pity


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  1. the prisoner begged the judge for mercy.
  2. turnus's fortitude forsook him and he begged for mercy.
  3. the puppet soldier cried for mercy.
  4. but when the trial comes up we'll change it to a plea of guilty and ask for mercy.
  5. they flung themselves down upon the ground and wept, imploring for mercy in a way that was dreadful to behold.

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