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  Words related to reprieve

Related / Similar Words: respite, suspension, hiatus, abatement

 

Definition:
  • the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment;
  • a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence);
  • an interruption in the intensity or amount of something;
  • a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort;
  • relieve temporarily;
  • postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution;

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    Hyponyms: defervescence, remission, remittal, subsidence

     

    Derivational Morphology: respite, abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away, freeze, suspend

     

     
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