(Law) The act of giving a debtor more time to pay rather than immediately enforcing a debt that is due.
The amount that coins are legally allowed to vary from a standard of weight, fineness, etc.
A kind act or kindly treatment
Imprisonment rather than the death penalty imposed on those found guilty of capital crimes
(Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy.
(Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
A lenient act
(Eng. History) The grant of certain religious liberties to Dissenters and Roman Catholics by Charles II and James II
The act or an instance of tolerating
The act of forgiving; pardon.
Forbearing or lenient treatment
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