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unsparing adj
1 very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain" [syn: lavish, munificent, overgenerous, prodigal, too-generous, unstinted, unstinting]
2 not forbearing; ruthless; "an unsparing critic"

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Etymology

un- + sparing

Adjective

  1. Without sparing

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