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lenient
used in Middlemarch

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less strict or more tolerant than might be expected
  • A new searching light had fallen on her husband's character, and she could not judge him leniently: the twenty years in which she had believed in him and venerated him by virtue of his concealments came back with particulars that made them seem an odious deceit.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (18% in)

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