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lenient
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The House of Mirth
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  • Its hint of future leniency made Rosedale rise in obedience to it, a little flushed with his unhoped-for success, and disciplined by the tradition of his blood to accept what was conceded, without undue haste to press for more.

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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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