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pity

noun commiseration, compassion, condolement, condolence, consolation, feeling, fellow feeling, fellow sufferrng, fellowship in sorrow, kindliness, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercy, misericordia, quarter, ruth, sympathy
Associated concepts: amnesty, clemency, pardon
See also: lenience, relent, sympathize
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Income tax increases may have to be delayed until 2007 as Chancellor Gordon Brown takes pity on cash-strapped Britons, the influential forecasting group Ernst & Young Item Club claimed today.
They now have to hope English rugby takes pity and invites the four regions into their league set-up.
real, structured, long-term, focused investment that involves balancing new capacity and shutting down old machines--then any mill is simply moving into the zombie zone until someone takes pity and finally puts it out of its misery.
But his old friend Scrap (Morgan Freeman) takes pity on her and teaches her a few moves.
The goddess Isis eventually takes pity on him and restores his powers of speech; he begins to entertain his master with his cunning tricks and clever ripostes.
A kindly woman from a nearby suburban community takes pity on the lonely boy and welcomes him into her home.
After being overlooked for a big investigation on Sunday, she drowns her sorrows so Carl takes pity on her and invites her to join him.
But Charlie takes pity tonight on a guest down on his luck and helps him get back on his feet.