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Noun
Plural for a cancellation or postponement of a punishment
“Ibrahim recently received a reprieve when an Egyptian court released him and ordered a retrial - after a strong protest from the Bush Administration.”
Noun
Plural for the alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
Noun
Plural for the state of being merciful
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Plural for the action or process of releasing or being released
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Plural for preservation from harm, ruin, or loss
Noun
Plural for the act of retarding or delaying
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Plural for an authorization to a debtor, permitting temporary suspension of payments
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Plural for a period of time in which no fighting takes place due to an agreement between the opposed parties
Noun
Plural for the action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
Verb
Relieve of blame, responsibility
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“The necessary delays in explaining the new evidence, the mechanics of ordering a reprieve and so on are then all simply omitted.”
Verb
To cancel or postpone the punishment of someone, especially an execution
“The threatened pits could be reprieved.”
Verb
To avoid, lessen, or guard against
Verb
To delay or postpone
Verb
Feel sorrow for the misfortunes of
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