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reprieve
used in King Lear

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Definition
delay or halt punishment; or a warrant granting such — especially a death sentence

or:

relieve temporarily
  • —Who has the office? send Thy token of reprieve.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (76% in)

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