Definition of Reprieved

1. Verb. (past of reprieve) ¹



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Definition of Reprieved

1. reprieve [v] - See also: reprieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reprieved

repressurizes
repressurizing
reprevable
repreve
repreves
reprice
repriced
reprices
repricing
repricings
repriefe
repriefes
reprieval
reprievals
reprieve
reprieved (current term)
reprieves
reprieving
reprimand
reprimandable
reprimanded
reprimander
reprimanders
reprimanding
reprimands
reprime
reprimed
reprimer
reprimers
reprimes

Literary usage of Reprieved

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1800)
"At Northampton i condemned, but afterwards reprieved. ... At Derby i—reprieved. At Exeter i. At Chelmsford 8,—4 of whom were executed. ..."

2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1774)
"... four were capitally convicted, two of whom were reprieved. ... two were capitally convicted, one of whom was reprieved. ..."

3. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"Hampden reprieved. The Bishop of London in disgrace. ... I suppose it will be no news to tell you that Mr. Hambden is reprieved, and it is believed will be ..."

4. Annual Register (1801)
"... of whom ¡i were reprieved before the judges left the city, aud the other five left for execution. A very remarkable trial came on to be heard at ..."

5. Life of Joseph Brant: (Thayendanegea) Including the Border Wars of the by William Leete Stone (1865)
"... and others, at German Flatt"—Tried and convicted as a spy—reprieved—Sent to ... reprieved ..."

6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"And whereas six priests, then in Newgate, were condemned to die, and by his majesty had been reprieved, they humbly prayed his majesty to be pleased that ..."

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