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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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Synonyms for reprieve

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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The clubs have been reprieved following appeals by Marconi and Edwardians.
He took over from Andy Blair in the April with the club well adrift at the foot of the table - But they were reprieved when not enough clubs had the required ground grading.
But the one that should have been reprieved is Nottingham.
The station, which was earmarked for closure and then reprieved four years ago, has now reached a new milestone according to figures released by audience research body Rajar.
A Conference statement read: "Chester FC will now be reprieved from relegation from the Premier Division and Hayes & Yeading United FC will be reprieved from relegation from Conference South.
A PRIZE-winning bull who was sentenced to slaughter with suspected TB has been reprieved by the High Court.