Synonyms and Antonyms of amnesty

  1. release from the guilt or penalty of an offense <the president of France traditionally grants amnesty to specially selected prisoners on Bastille Day> Synonyms absolution, pardon, forgiveness, remission, remittalRelated Words parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; condonation; exemption, immunity, impunity, indemnity; commutation, commuting, reprieve; clemency, leniency, mercyNear Antonyms conviction, sentence; assessment, charge, fine, imposition, levying; castigation, chastening, chastisement, condemnationAntonyms penalty, punishment, retribution

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