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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not harsh or strict in dealing with others.

Usage examples (30)
  • Be a hard taskmaster to yourself -- and be lenient with everybody else.
  • And remember, sometimes that mistake is being too lenient from the beginning.
  • The sentences were shorter than the maximum penalty of two years, and were described as lenient by prosecutors.
  • Nehawu has expressed shocked at the "lenient" sentence imposed on for more
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