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reprieves

noun
plural of reprieve

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 law a temporary release from the obligation to serve punishment for a crime
  • The judge ordered a reprieve of the execution so the accused would have time to appeal the decision.

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reprieves

verb
present tense third-person singular of reprieve

Synonyms & Antonyms of reprieves (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in pardons

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2 as in releases, delivers

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“Reprieves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reprieves. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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