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With a little luck and a little lenience from the judicial system, 7286 might just turn around and punch us all in the face.

Lenity is undoubtedly the proper word to use, though both Webster and Worcester do recognize leniency and lenience.

De Wet was once more given his life, and the other rebels were treated with a lenience which nothing but its wisdom could excuse.

I call it criminal lenience on the part of my nephew to allow it, he must have taken leave of his senses!'

Mr. Gould calls this word and lenience "two philological abortions."

He is a son Of our great neighbor, and his death would wound The courtesy of nations that is kept By lenience unabraded.


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On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lenience, such as: benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, charity, clemency, and compassion.

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