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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

References in classic literature ?
They lived at Burnt House--behind High Pardons, where that brook is all blocked up.
No; Burnt House is under High Pardons Wood, before you come to Gale Anstey," Sophie corrected.
If there had been any people at Pardons it would never have happened.
Our land marches with Pardons for a mile on the south," she explained, waving the full cup, "but one has quite enough to do with one's own people without poachin'.
High Pardons Wood, Lower Pardons, Suttons, Dutton's Shaw, Reuben's Ghyll, Maxey's Ghyll, and both the Oak Hangers?
I don't know as I've ever heard Pardons was ever anything but wheat an' wool.
I oughtn't to have done it," said Lady Conant apologetically, "but there has been no one at Pardons for so long that you'll forgive my poaching.
The gentleman at first thought he had committed a mistake, and was going to ask pardon and retreat, when, on a sudden, as the moon shone very bright, he cast his eyes on stays, gowns, petticoats, caps, ribbons, stockings, garters, shoes, clogs, &c.
Fitzpatrick, hanging down his head, repeated, "That he had committed a mistake, for which he heartily asked pardon," and then retired with his countryman.
I owe you no pardon," retorted Robin, "but I will e'en treat you better than you would have treated me.
Nay, my lord, craving your pardon, but we are accustomed to have grace before meat," said Robin decorously.
de Bragelonne said of you, at Antibes, when he already meditated death: 'If pride and coquetry have misled her, I pardon her while despising her.
Miss Van Tromp,' he continued, 'once I was in great distress, and knew nothing of you or your character; but I believe you will pardon a few rough words to an old man who asks forgiveness from his heart.
By my faith, I could pardon the unhappy Vortigern, had he half the cause that we now witness, for making shipwreck of his honour and his kingdom.
In it was the petition to the Emperor drawn up by the auditor, in which Denisov, without alluding to the offenses of the commissariat officials, simply asked for pardon.