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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences; A person who forgives or excuses a fault or offense.

Usage examples (33)
  • The whole -- McChrystal says you have to have a credible pardoner.
  • Ford will be remembered as the pardoner of Nixon and for his involvement.
  • -- Nor is his picture of the pardoner, or vender of indulgences, more flattering.
  • He's not going to run for office again, and this is the type of set up that a pardoner is really looking for. for more
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