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lenient
used in Wuthering Heights

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less strict or more tolerant than might be expected
  • 'His father died in debt,' he said; 'the whole property is mortgaged, and the sole chance for the natural heir is to allow him an opportunity of creating some interest in the creditor's heart, that he may be inclined to deal leniently towards him.'
    Chapter 17 (91% in)

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