A delay or postponement of a sentence, or one granted to a jury or court for further consideration or deliberation. In all cases, it is temporary. A delay or postponement of a sentence, or one granted to a jury or court for further consideration or deliberation. In all cases, it is temporary.
An interval of temporary relief or rest, as from pain, work, or duty; lull
Find another word for reprieve. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reprieve, like: postponement, stay, respite, release, pardon, spare, grant a stay of execution, comfort, lessen, soothe and acquittal.
He did the dishes as well, hoping for an early reprieve from her justified anger.
Grief threatened to consume them, and there would be no reprieve from their anguish.
He had already made valuable acquaintances in Edinburgh, and he now visited London, Oxford and Cambridge, and, after a short visit to Edinburgh in 1663, when he sought to secure a reprieve for his uncle Warristoun, he proceeded to travel in France and Holland.
The A reprieve till the end of 1892 followed, funds having Question of been raised through the efforts of Bishop Tucker E vacuation, by the Church Missionary Society and friends.
These spoilers allow fans a reprieve from built-up angst generated by watching daily cliffhangers and following emotionally charged storylines.