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re·prieve
[ri-preev]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [RE·PRIEVED, RE·PRIEV·ING.]
1.
to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person).
2.
to relieve temporarily from any evil.
NOUN
3.
a respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death.
4.
a warrant authorizing this.
5.
any respite or temporary relief.
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Define reprieve: to delay the punishment of (someone, such as a prisoner who is sentenced to death) — reprieve in a sentence.

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Reprieve definition, to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person). See more.

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For some, a night at the opera is a night of punishing boredom during which the only reprieve is the intermission. For others, it's baseball that feels like torture.

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reprieve definition, meaning, what is reprieve: an official order that stops or delays the punishment, especially by death, of a…. Learn more.

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