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I cannot take pride in or identify with my sin because Christ died on the cross in my place, forgave my sins, and has given me new life.

In the nine years since Linsanity, people challenged me, educated me and forgave me.

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A few did join with the rebels; the church forgave them later.

Philomena, I asked her if she forgave the nuns for what they did to her, and she said, “Yes.”

Reed was born in Brooklyn and never forgave his parents for moving him to Long Island when he was ten years old.

Perhaps because, as Jalics writes, he forgave his enemy as Christians are supposed to do.

I forgave him, although the cruelty that he and the boys at my school displayed stayed with me for many, many years.

Joachim, as time showed, never forgave the Emperor for the failure of his cherished plan.

The Marshal never forgave the aide-de-camp who had thus urged him to spend his money.

The parents were well to do, and in due time forgave the imprudent match.

He merely felt sorry that his sister could believe such tales—and forgave her without a single word.

He forgave him from that moment; and forgiveness with Dr. Ashton meant the full meaning of the word.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forgave, such as: excuse, condone, forget, absolve, efface, and purge.

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