as in mercy
kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it a judge's reputation for lenience towards first-time criminals

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“Lenience.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lenience. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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