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For Bush, pardoning Rove could put his loyalty to a longtime adviser at odds with his desire to protect his legacy.

Under the influence of the pardoning power, wisely executed, the commonwealth becomes a family, whose law is the law of kindness.

The result of the exercise of the pardoning power is believed to have been, upon the whole, satisfactory.

They have issued an amnesty, pardoning even those who have committed the most frightful atrocities upon us.

Jefferson contented himself with pardoning those imprisoned under the Sedition laws.

Neuerthelesse, he vsed maruellous clemencie also in pardoning a great number of the rebels.

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On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pardoning, such as: flexible, soft, accommodating, amenable, benign, and biddable.

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