CET6+ TEM4 IELTS 考 研 CET6
true => truth.
rue => ruth.
ruth => ruthless.
- ruthless (adj.)
- early 14c., from reuthe "pity, compassion" (see ruth) + -less. Ruthful (early 13c.) has fallen from use since late 17c. except as a deliberate archaism. Related: Ruthlessly; ruthlessness.
- 1. Successfully merging two banks requires a fast and ruthless attack on costs.
- 2. The late newspaper tycoon is condemned for his ruthless treatment of employees.
- 3. Her lawyers have been ruthless in thrashing out a divorce settlement.
- 4. He had the ruthless streak necessary to carry him into the Cabinet.
- 5. He also criticised the evictions for being violent and ruthless.
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