Reprieve



verb (used with object), reprieved, reprieving.
1.
to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person).
2.
to relieve temporarily from any evil.
noun
3.
a respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death.
4.
a warrant authorizing this.
5.
any respite or temporary relief.
verb (transitive)
1.
to postpone or remit the punishment of (a person, esp one condemned to death)
2.
to give temporary relief to (a person or thing), esp from otherwise irrevocable harm: the government has reprieved the company with a huge loan
noun
3.
a postponement or remission of punishment, esp of a person condemned to death
4.
a warrant granting a postponement
5.
a temporary relief from pain or harm; respite
6.
the act of reprieving or the state of being reprieved

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