Clemency

  • 1Clemency — (lb) Kënzeg (de) Küntzig …

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  • 2Clémency — Clemency 49°35′52″N 5°52′26″E / 49.59778, 5.87389 …

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  • 3clemency — clem·en·cy / kle mən sē/ n pl cies 1: willingness or ability to moderate the severity of a punishment (as a sentence) 2: an act or instance of mercy, compassion, or forgiveness see also amnesty, commute …

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  • 4Clemency — Clem en*cy, n.; pl. {Clemencies}. [L. clementia, fr. clemens mild, calm.] 1. Disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mildness of temper; gentleness; tenderness; mercy. [1913 Webster] Great clemency and tender zeal toward their subjects.… …

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  • 5clemency — 1 lenity, *mercy, charity, grace Analogous words: ..compassion, pity, commiseration, *sympathy, ruth: gentleness, mildness (see corresponding adjectives at SOFT): fairness, equitableness, justness (see corresponding adjectives at FAIR) Antonyms:… …

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  • 6Clemency — f English: rare variant of CLEMENCE (SEE Clemence) or a direct use of the abstract noun, on the model of CHARITY (SEE Charity), FAITH (SEE Faith), MERCY (SEE Mercy), etc …

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  • 7clemency — (n.) 1550s, mildness or gentleness shown in exercise of authority, from L. clementia calmness, gentleness, from clemens calm, mild, related to clinare to lean (see LEAN (Cf. lean) (v.)) + participial suffix menos (also in alumnus). For sense… …

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  • 8clemency — [n] forgiveness caritas, charity, compassion, endurance, equitableness, fairness, forbearance, gentleness, grace, humanity, indulgence, justness, kindness, lenience, leniency, lenity, lifesaver, mercifulness, mercy, mildness, moderation, soft… …

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  • 9clemency — [klem′ən sē] n. pl. clemencies [ME clemencie < L clementia < clemens, merciful] 1. forbearance, leniency, or mercy, as toward an offender or enemy 2. a merciful or lenient act 3. mildness, as of weather SYN. MERCY …

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  • 10Clemency — Wappen Karte Basisdaten Distrikt …

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  • 11clemency — n. 1) to show clemency 2) to beg for, seek clemency 3) to deny clemency * * * [ klemənsɪ] seek clemency to beg for to deny clemency to show clemency …

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  • 12Clemency — Original name in latin Clemency Name in other language Clemency, Kuentzig, Kuntzig, Kntzig State code LU Continent/City Europe/Luxembourg longitude 49.59667 latitude 5.87583 altitude 334 Population 1821 Date 2012 01 18 …

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  • 13clemency — clem|en|cy [ˈklemənsi] n [U] formal forgiveness and less severe punishment for a crime grant/give sb clemency ▪ She was granted clemency after killing her violent husband …

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  • 14clemency — clem|en|cy [ klemənsi ] noun uncount FORMAL a decision not to punish someone severely, made by someone in a position of authority: grant someone clemency: Three hundred people have been granted clemency for their crimes, if they accept… …

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  • 15clemency — [[t]kle̱mənsi[/t]] N UNCOUNT If someone is granted clemency, they are punished less severely than they could be. [FORMAL] Seventeen prisoners held on death row are to be executed after their pleas for clemency were turned down …

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  • 16clemency — noun /ˈklɛm.ən.si,ˈklɛm.ən.si,ˈklɛm.ənt.si/ a) The gentle or kind exercise of power; leniency, mercy. For vs, and for our Tragedie, / Heere stooping to your Clemencie: / We begge your hearing Patientlie. b) Mildness of weather …

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  • 17clemency — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mildness, mercy, leniency. Ant., severity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Mildness of temper] Syn. leniency, mercy, charity, compassion; see kindness 1 , mercy 1 . 2. [Mildness of weather] Syn. mildness, calm …

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  • 18clemency — noun a fallen dictator who now seeks the clemency he withheld from others Syn: mercy, mercifulness, leniency, mildness, indulgence, quarter; compassion, humanity, pity, sympathy See note at mercy Ant: ruthlessness …

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  • 19clemency — /ˈklɛmənsi/ (say klemuhnsee) noun 1. mercy or kind forbearance, as shown towards an enemy or convicted person: *the verdict was clearly guilty, but he requested them to take time considering their recommendation for either clemency or severity,… …

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  • 20clemency — clement ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of weather) mild. 2) merciful. DERIVATIVES clemency noun. ORIGIN Latin clemens …

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