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reprieve
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  • I beseech you? that in his reprieve, Longer or shorter, he may be so fitted That his soul sicken not.
  • — I hope it is some pardon or reprieve For the most gentle Claudio.
  • Take my defiance: Die; perish! might but my bending down Reprieve thee from thy fate, it should proceed: I’ll pray a thousand prayers for thy death,— No word to save thee.
  • His friends still wrought reprieves for him; and, indeed, his fact, till now in the government of Lord Angelo, came not to an undoubtful proof.

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  • The Governor granted him a reprieve two hours before his scheduled execution.
  • The President ... shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of impeachment.
    The Constitution of The United States

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