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reprieve
used in BoneMan's Daughters

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

or:

relieve temporarily
  • It occurred to him that the brief reprieve had worked against him.
    Chapter 5 (47% in)
  • But he had succeeded, and after a five-minute reprieve to collect his senses, he'd wound the chain around his wrist so that it appeared he was still bound by it, and he'd called the guard.
    Chapter 31 (14% in)

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