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pardons

noun
plural of pardon

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(Entry 1 of 2)

release from the guilt or penalty of an offense
  • the criminal is hoping for a presidential pardon

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pardons

verb
present tense third-person singular of pardon

Synonyms & Antonyms of pardons (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cease to have feelings of anger or bitterness toward
  • he eventually pardoned his sister after she apologized

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2 to dismiss as of little importance
  • I'm willing to pardon a little sloppiness of dress in such a kind and loving person

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“Pardons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pardons. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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