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1. reprieve

noun. ['riːˈpriːv'] a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort.

Synonyms

  • relief
  • respite

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unify
  • keep

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Rhymes with Reprieve

  • preconceive
  • misconceive
  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • mccleave
  • conceive
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • believe
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive
  • kleve

How do you pronounce reprieve?

Pronounce reprieve as riˈpriv.

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Sentences with reprieve


1. Noun, singular or mass
Barring that, take advantage of this reprieve and put your money to getting through the rest.

2. reprieve

noun. ['riːˈpriːv'] a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence).

Antonyms

  • increase

3. reprieve

noun. ['riːˈpriːv'] the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment.

Synonyms

  • clemency
  • respite
  • mercifulness

Antonyms

  • confront
  • attract
  • encourage
  • hearten

4. reprieve

verb. ['riːˈpriːv'] postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution.

Synonyms

  • table
  • hold over
  • put over
  • respite
  • put off
  • remit
  • defer
  • shelve
  • prorogue
  • postpone

Antonyms

  • repair
  • enliven
  • validate
  • continue

5. reprieve

noun. ['riːˈpriːv'] an interruption in the intensity or amount of something.

Synonyms

  • remittal
  • remission
  • respite
  • defervescence
  • abatement
  • hiatus
  • suspension
  • subsidence
  • break

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • keep quiet

6. reprieve

verb. ['riːˈpriːv'] relieve temporarily.

Synonyms

  • deliver

Antonyms

  • explode
  • begin
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