pardons

All Noun Verb
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  • I am given to something which a man never pardons in a woman. Cited from My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin
  • But though there were twenty pardons she ought not to go back to him. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • He says he cannot die in hope or in happiness, unless she pardons him. Cited from Jane Sinclair; Or, The Fawn Of Springvale, by William Carleton
  • "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
  • The Canadian government introduced legislation to make pardons more difficult to get.
  • I knew nothing about my brother's involvement in these pardons.
  • I beg ten thousand pardons; but people will talk about money whenever they talk about marriage. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 6
  • At twenty years one hardly pardons things like these. Cited from Life of St. Francis of Assisi, by Paul Sabatier
  • By God, I did not know it before, and I ask a million pardons! Cited from Chapters from My Autobiography, by Mark Twain
  • They begged a thousand pardons for speaking to me, but told me they could not help it. Cited from George Borrow and His Circle, by Clement King Shorter
  • He pardons the apprentice and gives him the his daughter's hand in marriage.
  • I ask both your pardons, and am to both a most devoted humble servant. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
  • These men were promised pardons if they survived a set of tests.
  • Pardons were at once issued to them and to over four hundred minor offenders. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • His group is given full pardons from their crimes, and they return to the United States.
  • He had to raise money, and therefore allowed agents to sell pardons throughout Germany. Cited from Heroes of Modern Europe, by Alice Birkhead
  • The five members of the Board of Pardons are appointed by the Governor.
  • Pardons may be awarded before, during, or after a trial.
  • He offered them pardons if they would enlist in a new body of guards, which he created. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1, No. 34, July 1, 1897, by Various
  • The sisters are imprisoned, but the good princess fully pardons them once she becomes queen.
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Root form of pardons is pardon for both verb and noun.

Meaning of pardons

  • 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