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reprieve

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  • nounrelief of blame, responsibility
  • verbrelieve of blame, responsibility
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Synonyms for reprieve

noun relief of blame, responsibility
  • abatement
  • absolution
  • amnesty
  • clemency
  • deferment
  • pardon
  • postponement
  • remission
  • respite
  • suspension
  • truce
  • abeyance
  • acquittal
  • alleviation
  • anchor
  • clearance
  • commute
  • freeing
  • lifeboat
  • lifesaver
  • mitigation
  • palliation
  • release
  • spring
  • stay
  • let-up

Antonyms for reprieve

  • continuation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to reprieve

acquittal

noun. declaration removing blame

amnesty

noun. pardon, often by government

delay

noun. deferment, interruption

delays

noun. deferment, interruption

dispensation

noun. permission

dispense

verb. exempt from responsibility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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