pardon

All Noun Verb
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  • But he returned ten months later when he was pardoned.
  • Later, after a general pardon, he returned, but decided to live in the mountains away from trouble.
  • The third was to take the pardoning power out of executive hands. Cited from U.S. Since The Civil War, Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  • Happy they whose hearts can break And peace of pardon win!
  • However, he was pardoned the following year and restored to his title.
  • Prisoners regularly died under these conditions since political crimes had no pardon.
  • The count would then decide whom he would pardon and whom he would execute.
  • It was to be his only campaign; he captured the duke, then pardoned and released him.
  • Ten months later, he returned, having been pardoned by the French.
  • "She will go down into India and use her influence in the matter of the pardons!" Cited from King--of the Khyber Rifles, Talbot Mundy
  • Liberty was one of the few to survive more than a year after being pardoned.
  • After one year he was pardoned, and returned to the palace.
  • Two years later he was pardoned and released from prison.
  • He obtained a full pardon but was not restored to the title.
  • The prince asked for the king to be pardoned, and it was so.
  • As a result of his decision to pardon the three surviving men, he came under intense attack.
  • The Canadian government introduced legislation to make pardons more difficult to get.
  • He even felt a disposition towards pardoning one who had been guilty of no crime. Cited from The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole
  • After the war, he was pardoned and became a brilliant young poet in the royal court.
  • Although he was never arrested, he was never pardoned either.
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Meaning of pardon

  • noun A warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
  • verb Grant a pardon to
    Ford pardoned Nixon, The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President