Definition of Reprieve. Meaning of Reprieve. Synonyms of Reprieve

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Definition of Reprieve

Reprieve
Reprieve Re*prieve" (r?-pr?v"), n. 1. A temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence, especially of a sentence of death. The morning Sir John Hotham was to die, a reprieve was sent to suspend the execution for three days. --Clarendon. 2. Interval of ease or relief; respite. All that I ask is but a short reprieve, ll I forget to love, and learn to grieve. --Denham.

Meaning of Reprieve from wikipedia

- Reprieve may refer to: In criminal proceedings, the act of postponing the enforcement of a sentence, particularly a death sentence, to allow an appeal...
- The Reprieve (French: Le sursis) is a 1945 novel by Jean-Paul Sartre. It is the second part in the trilogy The Roads to Freedom. It concerns life in France...
- Reprieve is a nonprofit organisation of international lawyers and investigators whose stated goal is to "fight for the victims of extreme human rights...
- Death sentence with reprieve (simplified Chinese: 死刑缓期执行; traditional Chinese: 死刑緩期執行; pinyin: sǐxíng huǎnqī zhíxíng, abbr.: 死缓; Sǐhuǎn) is a criminal...
- police solve. Washington governor Monrad C. Wallgren granted him a 60-day reprieve. Police from other states interviewed Bird, and eleven murders were substantiated...
- of each warrant, eventually approving 39 for execution (one was later reprieved). In response to rumors of a renewed draft, the editors of the New York...
- Senate. The president is further empowered to grant federal pardons and reprieves, and to convene and adjourn either or both houses of Congress under extraordinary...
- joining the Rebellion on Hoth in a ruse to capture Han Solo, Dengar is reprieved of this death warrant by Darth Vader and reunites with his ****ure wife...
- Before Ansell's execution, there was considerable public pressure for a reprieve, on the grounds of her ****, youth and perceived lack of mental capacity...
- Moments of Reprieve is a book of autobiographical character studies/vignettes by Primo Levi. The book features fifteen character studies of people the...
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