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Rais Bhuiyan survived one of Stroman’s shootings and the book explores his quest to forgive.

Instead, the heroes held up in media are the family members and activists who forgive their attackers or retain faith in the political system.

From Vox

You can be forgiven for not knowing what to make of Tesla’s amazing run and the battling views on whether it can keep racing.

From Fortune

A popular sentiment on social media suggests you’re either willing to forgive or overlook the rioting or you’re not really with the protesters.

From Vox

As of today, it has been 131 days since the NBA last conducted a regular-season game, so you’d be forgiven for not necessarily recalling the particulars of where things left off.

When a popular Sunni televangelist does it, to forgive is divine.

I do not forgive those who saw the attacks and have refused to cooperate with law enforcement.

In a blog post titled “im sorry,” he wrote only “please forgive me.”

It turns out audiences will forgive such reports when your movies are good.

In the Church of Sorkin, this is the prayer of humility: forgive them, for they know not what they do.

But "the cards never forgive," and as a rule Dame Fortune is relentless to the reckless player.

If I don't hear from you very decisively to the contrary, I shall come, and trust to your good nature to forgive it.

And man hath bowed himself down, and man hath been debased: therefore forgive them not.

Nor would it be just for you to forgive him because another son of yours was willing to be punished in his stead.

“You must forgive her, Mrs. Foley,” Jessie said, coming down to meet the woman and taking the baby from her.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forgive, such as: absolve, condone, excuse, forget, acquit, and amnesty.

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