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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reprieve.

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Examples

  • Edward wandered through those brief years like a confused and happy child reprieved from a prolonged punishment, not quite able to believe his luck.

    Think of England

  • Edward wandered through those brief years like a confused and happy child reprieved from a prolonged punishment, not quite able to believe his luck.

    Think of England

  • He had been imprisoned after being reprieved from a death sentence handed down by General Victoriano Huerta, the usurper who would overthrow Francisco Madero in February 1913.

    Pancho Villa as a German Agent...

  • He had been imprisoned after being reprieved from a death sentence handed down by General Victoriano Huerta, the usurper who would overthrow Francisco Madero in February 1913.

    Pancho Villa as a German Agent...

  • Clarke is reprieved, which is a pity for Ali Cook, because the next ball, Pup slogs very hard at one and smacks it right into Cook's bottom at short leg.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Smith's poor call reprieved Strauss for his decision to bowl first in that game in conditions which were ideal for batting.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • 1968 - Three black men, two of whom were "reprieved" by Queen

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 1968 - Three Rhodesian black men, two of whom are "reprieved" by Britain's Queen Elizabeth, are hanged in Rhodesia.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They experienced directly a conflict of powers, one hostile to the harvest, the other frightening but beneficial: the thunderstorm reprieved them in the nick of time by defeating and utterly destroying the drought.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • In 2007-08 they were again reprieved due to one liquidation and two teams being expelled from the league.

    The Knowledge | Which teams have topped the table for the first time on the final day?

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