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An example use of mercy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… camera Cheryl mercy is seized on …”
Mercy is the quality of pity and compassion for the suffering or distress of others.
the word mercy occurs in english on average 11.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.