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Noun
A cancellation or postponement of a punishment
“Ibrahim recently received a reprieve when an Egyptian court released him and ordered a retrial.”
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An act or instance of deferring or putting off
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The alleviation of pain, discomfort, or distress
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The gentle or kind exercise of power
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Preservation from harm, ruin, or loss
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The act of retarding or delaying
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The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
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To relieve of blame or responsibility
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“The Governor-General has decided not to pardon or reprieve the accused.”
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To cancel or postpone the punishment of someone, especially an execution
“The Judge may, out of favor, reprieve him for a while.”
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To bring or provide relief to someone from a burden
“It may reprieve a man from his melancholy, yet it cannot secure him from his conscience.”
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To avoid, lessen, or guard against
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To delay or postpone
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To feel sorrow for the misfortunes of
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