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synonyms for forgiving

  • lenient
  • magnanimous
  • merciful
  • accepting
  • kind
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How to use forgiving in a sentence

The item is easier to fit than, say, pants or a suit, and more forgiving of any measurement errors.
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The easiest, most forgiving, and flexible way I’ve found to use up spices is to turn them into tisanes or herbal infusions.
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This dough is surprisingly forgiving thanks to the shortening, so don’t be nervous.
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Customers surprisingly have been very forgiving about losing some of their familiar favorites.
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Diouf says he was understanding and forgiving, up to a point.
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He was beyond reach of earthly justice, anyway; and one can't help forgiving much to a man who faces death with a smile.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He did not possess the same courage as Oroboni, but followed his example in forgiving all his enemies.
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Although Arnold could thus show himself both brave and forgiving, he had one great fault, his vanity.
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Paul was indeed neither so forgiving nor so long-suffering as he appeared.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
He really seemed to have difficulty in forgiving himself for writing at all.
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WORDS RELATED TO FORGIVING

  • affectionate
  • altruistic
  • amicable
  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • compassionate
  • comprehending
  • comradely
  • cordial
  • disinterested
  • forgiving
  • fraternal
  • generous
  • humane
  • intimate
  • kindly
  • neighborly
  • personal
  • philanthropic
  • selfless
  • solicitous
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • understanding
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