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lenient
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  • And you, being a good man, can pass it as such, and forgive and pity the dreamer, and be lenient and encouraging when he wakes?
  • "A lady so graceful and accomplished," he said, kissing his right glove and afterwards extending it towards the pupils, "will look leniently on the deficiencies here.

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  • Furthermore, before they adjourned, Mr. Tuffett would say he knew who did it, and if the party wished leniency he would appear at his office not later than two o’clock with a statement in writing.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "Leniency," said Magnus.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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