condoning

[ kuh n-dohn ]SEE DEFINITION OF condoning

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONDONING

That was evidently the crime of crimes, the one offence there was no condoning nor overlooking.

Condoning the rebellious marriage, she went off to remonstrate with Nash.

He had the strain of Spanish blood, condoning many follies of youth.

The hope is for a reformation, not for any condoning of the offence.

Knowing this, then, and condoning it, was she not a part sharer in his guilt?

Hear the birds all around us loving and condoning, and filling the air with praise.

They feel themselves guilty when the children have no food, and are apt to look upon their greatest faults with condoning eyes.

At the end of that time I will again offer you the choice of detaining me or of condoning what I have done and shall do.

I will try to put the case before you as an outside person would put it, without softening or condoning.

He becomes used to seeing evil done, and passing it over; he begins by condoning it, and ends by committing it.

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