leniency

[ lee-nee-uh n-see, leen-yuh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF leniency

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LENIENCY

I hold that a man in your position should have every leniency shown to him.

La Tour could not move the Admiral to any leniency for Germain.

My gentleness was not appreciated; my leniency was despised.

We are willing, however, to offer a leniency not required by the circumstances.

Once convicted on such a charge Nancy need expect no leniency.

Hamilton had evidence enough of the effect which the leniency of his subordinate had produced.

Perhaps they wished to set an example of leniency to the civilised whites.

At worst, they were gilded affairs, and with what leniency are gilded errors viewed.

In this instance, however, he thought it better policy to show some leniency.

He had no thought for any leniency towards an enemy, alive or dead.

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