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 for ruthless
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ruthless \Ruth"less\, a.
     Having no ruth; cruel; pitiless.
     [1913 Webster]
           Their rage the hostile bands restrain,
           All but the ruthless monarch of the main. --Pope.
     [1913 Webster] -- Ruth"less*ly, adv. -- Ruth"less*ness,
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: without mercy or pity; "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a
             monster of remorseless cruelty" [syn: pitiless,
             remorseless, ruthless, unpitying]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "ruthless":
     Draconian, Tartarean, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, barbaric,
     barbarous, beastly, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded,
     bowelless, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, callous,
     cannibalistic, cruel, cruel-hearted, demoniac, demoniacal,
     devilish, diabolic, dog-eat-dog, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious,
     fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, flinty, hard, harsh, heartless,
     hellish, implacable, inclement, inexorable, infernal, inhuman,
     inhumane, kill-crazy, malign, malignant, mean, merciless, mortal,
     murderous, noncivilized, pitiless, relentless, remorseless,
     sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, severe,
     sharkish, slavering, subhuman, tameless, tough, truculent,
     unappeasable, unchristian, uncivilized, uncompassionate,
     uncompassioned, unfeeling, unflinching, unforgiving, ungentle,
     unhuman, unmerciful, unpitiful, unpitying, unrelenting,
     unremorseful, unsympathetic, unsympathizing, untamed, unyielding,
     vicious, wild, without mercy, wolfish

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