To excite pity, touch, soften, melt, propitiate.
To ask for pity, mercy, etc.; to supplicate, implore, deprecate, appeal to, cry for quarter, etc.; beg one's life, kneel, fall on one's knees, etc.
(Adjectives). Pitying, commiserating, etc.
Pitiful, compassionate, tender, clement, merciful, lenient, relenting, etc.; soft-hearted, sympathetic, tender, weak, soft, melting, unhardened 740.
(Phrases). Tender as a chicken; one's heart bleeding for.
(Interjections). For pity's sake! mercy! cry you mercy! God help you! poor thing! poor fellow!
(Verbs). To condole with, console, sympathise; express, testify, etc.; pity; to afford or supply consolation, lament with, weep with, etc. 839.
4°. Retrospective Sympathetic Affections
Acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, giving thanks.
Thanks, praise, benediction, pèan, Te Deum 990.
(Verbs). To be grateful, etc.; to thank, to give, render, return, offer, tender thanks, acknowledgments, etc.; to acknowledge, requite.
To lie under an obligation, to be obliged, beholden, etc., savoir gré.
(Phrases). To overflow with gratitude; to thank one's stars; never to forget.
(Adjectives). Grateful, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation, etc.
(Interjections). Thanks! many thanks! gramercy! much obliged! thank heaven! heaven be praised!
(Phrases). "Benefits forgot"; "Et tu, Brute!"
(Verbs). To be ungrateful, etc.; to forget benefits.
(Phrase). To look a gift-horse in the mouth.
(Adjectives). Ungrateful, unmindful, unthankful, thankless.
Forgotten, unacknowledged, unthanked, unrequited, unrewarded.
(Phrase). Thank you for nothing.
Reconcilement, reconciliation, shaking of hands, pacification 723.
Excuse, exoneration, quittance, acquittal, propitiation, exculpation.
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