Definition of Reprieve


  • the act of reprieving
    postponing or remitting punishment
  • a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)
  • an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  • a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort


  • relieve temporarily
  • postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
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Unscramble reprieve

62 unscramble word found using the letters reprieve.

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