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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: reprieve(0.01787 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to reprieve.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort [syn: respite]
2: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
[syn: suspension, respite, hiatus, abatement]
3: a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the
execution of the death sentence)
4: the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
v 1: postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an
execution [syn: respite]
2: relieve temporarily
English → English (gcide)
Reprieve \Re*prieve"\ (r?-pr?v"), n.
1. A temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence,
especially of a sentence of death.
The morning Sir John Hotham was to die, a reprieve
was sent to suspend the execution for three days.
2. Interval of ease or relief; respite.
All that I ask is but a short reprieve,
ll I forget to love, and learn to grieve. --Denham.
Reprieve \Re*prieve\ (r?-pr?v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprieved
(-pr?vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reprieving.] [OE. repreven to
reject, disallow, OF. reprover to blame, reproach, condemn
(pres. il reprueve), F. r['e]prouver to disapprove, fr. L.
reprobare to reject, condemn; pref. re- re- + probare to try,
prove. See Prove, and cf. Reprove, Reprobate.]
1. To delay the punishment of; to suspend the execution of
sentence on; to give a respite to; to respite; as, to
reprieve a criminal for thirty days.
He reprieves the sinnner from time to time.
2. To relieve for a time, or temporarily.
Company, thought it may reprieve a man from his
melaneholy yet can not secure him from his