Unsparing Un*spar"ing, a. [Pref. un- not + sparing, p. pr. of spare.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not sparing; not parsimonious; liberal; profuse. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. Not merciful or forgiving. [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*spar"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Un*spar"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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