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reprieve

308 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɹɪpɹˈiːv], [ɹɪpɹˈiːv], [ɹ_ɪ_p_ɹ_ˈiː_v]
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Synonyms for Reprieve:

dismissal (noun)

absolution, amnesty, concession, dismissal, dispensation, exception, exemption, freedom, immunity, liberty, permission, relief, waiver.

forgiveness (noun)

clemency, exoneration, forgiveness, mercy, toleration, vindication.

freedom (noun)

emancipation, freeness, leisure, liberation, relaxation.

interruption (noun)

hiatus, hitch, interlude, interruption, interval, postponement, stoppage, suspension.

liberation (noun)

deliverance, disengagement.

dismiss (verb)

absolve, discharge, dismiss, dispel, except, excuse, exempt, free, liberate, license, pardon, permit, privilege, release, relieve, stay.

forgive (verb)

acquit, condone, exonerate, forbear, forget, forgive, overlook, relent, remit, show mercy, tolerate, vindicate.

free (verb)

disencumber, disentangle, disentwine, ease, emancipate, unbind, unchain, unfetter, unleash, untie.

interrupt (verb)

break, delay, interrupt, pause, postpone, recess, snag, stop, suspend.

liberate (verb)

clear, deliver, disengage, let loose, set free.

Other synonyms and related words:

Ruth, abandon, abate, abatement, abeyance, abrupt change, acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, adjourn, adjournment, administer, afterthought, allay, alleviate, alleviation, allot, allow, allowance, anchor, apportion, arrest, assign, avert, avoid, balance, bear, behead, benevolence, bind, block, blockade, blockage, bureaucratic delay, carry, catharsis, chancery suit, check, cleanse, cleanse away, cleansing, clearance, commiseration, commute, compassion, comply, compurgation, condolence, condonation, consign, continue, crucifixion, cunctation, dangling, defensible, defer, deferment, deferral, deferring, delation, delayage, delayed reaction, detention, discontinuance, discontinuation, discourage, dispense, distribute, divide, dragging, emotional release, exculpate, exculpation, excusable, execute, extend, extend mercy, extension, extrication, favor, favour, federal case, feeling, foramen, forbearance, forgivable, free from, freeing, fugitive, gaol delivery, general pardon, give, give a pardon, give a reprieve, give absolution, give quarter, give release, give respite, grace, grant a reprieve, grant a stay, grant mercy, halt, hang-up, hanging, have mercy upon, have pity, high time, hinderance, hindrance, hold over, holdover, holdup, humanity, indemnity, indulge, indulgence, interim, intermission, intermit, jam, justifiable, justify, kindness, lag, lagging, leeway, lenience, leniency, lenity, let go, let off the hook, let off this time, let up on, let-up, lifeboat, lifesaver, logjam, manumit, medecine expectante, melt, minor, mitigate, mitigation, moratorium, oblivion, obstruct, obstruction, official pardon, on probation, palliate, palliation, paperasserie, pardonable, pathos, pity, prevent, prevention, procrastinate, procrastination, prohibit, prolongation, prorogation, protraction, purgation, purge, purge away, purging, put aside, put over, quarter, quietus, red-tapeism, red-tapery, redeemableness, redemption, refugee, relax, relieve temporarily, relinquish, remainder, remission, remission of sin, remnant, removal, remove, repose, reprieval, rescue, respite, rest, rest period, retardance, retardation, retire, riddance, salvation, save, self-pity, set back, shelve, shrift, slow up, slowdown, slowness, spare, sparing, spring, squash, stay of execution, succor, surcease, suspension system, sympathy, take pity on, temporary removal, thaw, tie up, time lag, truce, venial, wait.

Rhymes for Reprieve:

  1. heave, eve, peeve, sleeve, greave, reave, leave, cleave, grieve, weave;
  2. conceive, believe, achieve, aggrieve, perceive, naive, retrieve, receive, aleve, relieve, deceive, geneve;
  3. interweave, misperceive, misconceive, disbelieve;

Quotes for Reprieve:

  1. Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free; that for the moment you are not under lock and key: you have simply been granted a reprieve Ryszard Kapuscinski.
  2. We are not cured of alcoholism. What we have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition. Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God's will into all of our daily activities. William Griffith Wilson.
  3. I had been living with dialysis for three years or so, and the new kidney felt like a reprieve a new gift of life. I felt alive again and I guess that has had an effect on my use of colour. Peter Wright.
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