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See definition of respiting on Dictionary.com
  • as inremit
  • as inreprieve
  • as instay
  • as inforgive

synonyms for respiting

  • defer
  • abate
  • absolve
  • alleviate
  • amnesty
  • cancel
  • condone
  • decrease
  • delay
  • desist
  • diminish
  • dwindle
  • excuse
  • exonerate
  • forbear
  • forgive
  • halt
  • intermit
  • mitigate
  • moderate
  • modify
  • modulate
  • pardon
  • prorogue
  • reduce
  • relax
  • release
  • repeal
  • reprieve
  • rescind
  • respite
  • shelve
  • sink
  • slack
  • slacken
  • soften
  • stay
  • suspend
  • wane
  • weaken
  • ease up
  • fall away
  • hold off
  • hold up
  • put off

antonyms for respiting

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  • accuse
  • advance
  • aggravate
  • allow
  • approve
  • blame
  • carry on
  • censure
  • charge
  • condemn
  • continue
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • go
  • grow
  • hold
  • incite
  • increase
  • incriminate
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • leave alone
  • magnify
  • permit
  • prolong
  • punish
  • raise
  • rise
  • sentence
  • strengthen
  • worry
  • encourage
  • forge
  • forward
  • keep
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How to use respiting in a sentence

Then they made a last attempt in his favor, and voted for respiting the execution.
CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS, VOLUME III (OF 3)THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Then they made a last attempt in his favour, and voted for respiting the execution.
THE MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS AND SPEECHES OF LORD MACAULAY, VOL. 2 (OF 4)THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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