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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of forgiving or excusing.

Usage examples (31)
  • Love truth, but pardon error.
  • Fear not -- They were afraid that they should not obtain pardon from the Chaldeans for their acts.
  • Under Biddle a pardon is a public act, no need for delivery.
  • I am not an expert in this are, but to my knowledge once a pardon is actually executed, it is irrevocable. for more
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