As black-ops units go, it is about as thuggish and ruthless as is possible, without being a criminal organization.
Sallust is ruthless and charming, a connoisseur of rare wines and rare women.
He has veered from ruthless to sentimental, from slick to vulnerable.
The government," he added, "must show that it is not only determined, but prepared, to be ruthless.
The Egyptian government's ruthless repression of Internet activists shows no signs of easing.
Sulla, meanwhile, was winning victories in the East, and the news of them somewhat disturbed the ruthless conquerors.
Japanese feudalism was as bloody, as ruthless, as hard as European.
"I know a ruthless race to whom nothing is sacred, and hated of all," he says.
And now the skeletons underwent the most ruthless desecration.
He went out, and shortly after, my fit came upon me, and retained me in its ruthless grasp for a considerable period.