reprieve


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Synonyms for reprieve

grant a stay of execution to

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  • grant a stay of execution to
  • spare
  • amnesty
  • pardon
  • acquit
  • let off the hook
  • grant an amnesty to
  • postpone or remit the punishment of

save

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Synonyms for reprieve

temporary immunity from penalties

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a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

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an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)

the act of reprieving

postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution

relieve temporarily

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Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif tweeted that Pakistan had received a 3-month reprieve, adding that it was 'grateful to friends who helped'.
Kasich issued the reprieve in light of a letter he received on January 30 from a juror on Tibbetts case.
Let us all be reminded that the basis for Mary Jane's temporary reprieve in 2015 was to give way to legal proceedings here in the Philippines.
uk/press/saudi-executions-pass-150-year-nearing-2015-total/) Reprieve.
Like Mary Jane, the Frenchman was given a temporary reprieve by the Indonesian government and saved from the April 29 executions that killed eight others via firing squad.
The epic performances of the players in those last 12 games led by Sean Hessey have been rewarded by this reprieve from the Football Association.
On the same day, fellow reprieve hopefuls Peacehaven & Telescombe, of the Ryman Premier, lost 4-2 to leave Marine with an average points per game of 1.
One prisoner, a woman was given a last-minute reprieve.
Global Banking News-April 22, 2015--Iran not hopeful of reprieve from sanctions
SAN DIEGO, Safar 28, 1436, Dec 20, 2014, SPA -- The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month, AP reported.
RESIDENTS of a sheltered housing scheme have been given a reprieve after it was suggested their community centre should be turned into flats.
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday declined to recommend a reprieve for convicted killer Scott Panetti, leaving it up to Gov.
The anti-death penalty charity Reprieve have set up a link on the 38 Degrees site where people can email the Prime Minister with their concerns about the issue.
uk | The congregation at St David's Church, Penmaenmawr in May 1996, welcoming the reprieve of their church.
Child victims of drone strikes from Pakistan have travelled with Reprieve staff to educate congressmen in America about the dark side of drones.