- v. 暂缓处刑；暂时缓解
- n. 缓刑；缓刑令
a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)
the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
- The tree that was due to be cut down has been reprieved for six months.
- The disamed rebels are given a reprieve.
- He was saved from the gallows by a lastminute reprieve.
With those who flee Is neither glory nor reprieve from death.出自： W. C. Bryant
He may reprieve a condemned malefactor.出自： E. A. Kendall