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merciful death/end/release

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmerciful death/end/releasemerciful death/end/releaseMXDIEa death or end to something that seems fortunate because it ends someone’s suffering syn welcome I think my uncle’s death was a merciful release for my poor aunt. merciful
Examples from the Corpus
merciful death/end/releaseWith the Giants leading 28-7, half-time came as a merciful relief.And Elinor was just going to have to wait for her merciful release.These were the alternatives to a quick, merciful death.Those animals put down had a merciful release.Death had been a merciful release for him.
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