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Synonyms for pardon

to grant forgiveness to or for

the act or an instance of forgiving

Synonyms for pardon

the act of excusing a mistake or offense

a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense

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the formal act of liberating someone

accept an excuse for

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grant a pardon to

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His mother, though knowing very well that he returned to the house every evening, dare not ask her husband to pardon him.
Whether the Baroness Burmergelm will take this circumstance into consideration when I come to beg her pardon (for I do intend to make her amends) I do not know; but I doubt if she will, and the less so since, so far as I know, the circumstance is one which, of late, has begun to be abused in the legal world, in that advocates in criminal cases have taken to justifying their clients on the ground that, at the moment of the crime, they (the clients) were unconscious of what they were doing--that, in short, they were out of health.
They lived at Burnt House--behind High Pardons, where that brook is all blocked up.
If he easily pardons, and remits offences, it shows that his mind is planted above injuries; so that he cannot be shot.
This entertaining idiot, whose name was Gordon, allowed himself to be hailed three times in the street before he paid any attention, and then begged a thousand pardons and said he had grown so accustomed to hearing himself addressed as "M'sieu Gor-r-dong," with a roll to the r, that he had forgotten the legitimate sound of his name
The old man stopped and, turning back, said: "Oh, yes, my dear sir, a thousand pardons.
You are mistaken," said des Lupeaulx, "for such a man pardons.
There was a pardoner, a man who sold pardons to those who had done wrong, and a sumpnour or summoner, who was so ugly and vile that children were afraid of him.
The enormous bribe which Government possesses in offering free pardons, together with the deep horror of the secluded penal settlements, destroys confidence between the convicts, and so prevents crime.
Rallying in an instant, with the most enviable assurance, he began, - 'I beg ten thousand pardons, Mrs.
Fitzpatrick, now perceiving, as well by the glimpse he had of the lady, as by her voice, which might have been distinguished at a greater distance than he now stood from her, that he had made a very unfortunate mistake, began to ask many pardons of the lady; and then, turning to Jones, he said, "I would have you take notice I do not ask your pardon, for you have bate me; for which I am resolved to have your blood in the morning.
I often overleap the steps when I clamber; for so doing, none of the steps pardons me.
I'll give him a hearty scolding and bring him over to beg pardon," cried Jo, burning to execute immediate justice.
Through the interpreter I begged the boy's pardon, but I nobly refused to take back the ten cents.
If I have offended,'' replied Sir Brian, ``I crave your pardon, that is, I crave the Lady Rowena's pardon, for my humility will carry me no lower.