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Definition of "reprieved" [reprieved]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of reprieve. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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