Reprieve [re·prieve, ri-ˈprēv ]
(1) to delay the punishment of (someone, such as a condemned prisoner), (2) to give relief or deliverance to for a time.noun (1) the act of reprieving : the state of being reprieved, (2) a formal temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence especially of death, (3) an order or warrant for a temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence, (4) a temporary respite (as from pain or trouble).
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