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See definition of pardoning on Dictionary.com
  • as ineasy
  • as inlenient
  • as inmerciful
  • as infreeing

synonyms for pardoning

  • flexible
  • soft
  • accommodating
  • amenable
  • benign
  • biddable
  • charitable
  • clement
  • compassionate
  • compliant
  • condoning
  • deceivable
  • deludable
  • dupable
  • easygoing
  • excusing
  • exploitable
  • fleeceable
  • forbearing
  • forgiving
  • gentle
  • gullible
  • humoring
  • indulgent
  • kindly
  • lax
  • lenient
  • liberal
  • light
  • merciful
  • mild
  • moderate
  • mollycoddling
  • naive
  • pampering
  • spoiling
  • submissive
  • susceptible
  • sympathetic
  • temperate
  • tractable
  • trusting
  • unburdensome
  • unoppressive
  • unsuspicious
  • loosening
  • clearing
  • deliverance
  • delivery
  • discharging
  • extrication
  • liberation
  • loosing
  • manumission
  • releasing
  • reprieve
  • rescuing
  • restoration
  • salvation
  • saving
  • unbinding
  • unchaining
  • granting freedom
  • setting free
  • unfettering
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antonyms for pardoning

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  • rigid
  • stern
  • unyielding
  • demanding
  • intolerant
  • oppressive
  • strict
  • unpermissive
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    How to use pardoning in a sentence

    Under the influence of the pardoning power, wisely executed, the commonwealth becomes a family, whose law is the law of kindness.
    THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
    The result of the exercise of the pardoning power is believed to have been, upon the whole, satisfactory.
    THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
    They have issued an amnesty, pardoning even those who have committed the most frightful atrocities upon us.
    A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
    Jefferson contented himself with pardoning those imprisoned under the Sedition laws.
    NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
    Neuerthelesse, he vsed maruellous clemencie also in pardoning a great number of the rebels.
    CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND (3 OF 6): ENGLAND (7 OF 9)RAPHAEL HOLINSHED
    Pardoning other things, I could not quite pardon his concealing from me that he had been married to a first wife.
    THE LAW AND THE LADYWILKIE COLLINS
    May not the soft beams of the silvery moon above awaken thoughts of the mercies of a pardoning God?
    LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
    Alas for good intentions, when unassisted by Heaven's pardoning grace!
    THE BUNSBY PAPERSJOHN BROUGHAM
    No, never submit; for I should spoil you again with pardoning you.
    DRYDEN'S WORKS VOL. 3 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
    I did not see that brooding over vexations was not pardoning them.
    THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO PARDONING

    • clearing
    • deliverance
    • delivery
    • discharging
    • extrication
    • granting freedom
    • liberation
    • loosening
    • loosing
    • manumission
    • pardoning
    • releasing
    • reprieve
    • rescuing
    • restoration
    • salvation
    • saving
    • setting free
    • unbinding
    • unchaining
    • unfettering
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