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  1. ruthlesslyadverb

    In a ruthless manner; with cruelty; without pity or compassion.

    cruelly, pitilessly

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  1. ruthlesslyadverb

    in a ruthless manner

    "the government has been urged to take immediate action to deal ruthlessly with the strikers"

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  1. Gary Janetti.Why:

    I'm thrilled to be working at HBO and bringing them yet another series about a family ruthlessly fighting for the throne.

  2. Joe Biden:

    I have no illusions about Iran. The regime has long sponsored terrorism and threatened our interests. They've ruthlessly killed hundreds of protesters, and they should be held accountable for their actions, but there is a smart way to counter them - and a self-defeating way. Trump's approach is demonstrably the latter.

  3. James Quincey:

    We're focused on maximizing system efficiency by ruthlessly prioritizing to deliver on core [ products ] and key brands, the less complexity there is in [ the supply chain ], the greater the chance for success.

  4. Hans Albrecht Bethe:

    If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.

  5. Paul Laxalt:

    That's your Empire right there, telling lie after lie, making excuses for chaos and violence, censoring truth that doesn't fit their agenda, amplifying anger and envy, they demand control, ruthlessly enforcing conformity, canceling any who stand in their way. But the truth is, we must stand in their way.

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  • unerbittlich, ruchlos, unbarmherzig, rücksichtslosGerman
  • sádicamente, despiadamente, inhumanamente, cruelmenteSpanish
  • julmalt, armutult, halastamatultEstonian
  • armottomastiFinnish
  • impitoyablement, tenacement, sadiquement, inhumainement, sans foi ni loi, cruellementFrench
  • desapiadadamenteGalician
  • sadicamente, crudelmente, senza pietà, spietatamenteItalian
  • bezwzględnie, niemiłosiernie, bezpardonowoPolish
  • безжалостно, немилосердно, неумолимо, беспощадно, беспардонноRussian

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