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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Being allowing or not strict.

Usage examples (38)
  • He felt that he was leniently treated when he was unable to pay the loan on time.
  • He felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime
  • Adjective : He tended to be lenient toward the children. More lenient laws encouraged greater freedom of expression
  • Why, "leniently," bless your heart, mother, don't you s'pose I know a buggy and a carryall when I see 'em? " for more
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