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reprieve
used in Night

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

or:

relieve temporarily
  • He gave me another reprieve.
    Four (28% in)
reprieve = delay of something unpleasant (in this case, delaying the removal of his gold-crowned tooth)
  • In an hour, we should know the verdict— death or a reprieve.
    Five (25% in)

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