Reprieve in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Reprieve

to cancel or postpone a bad situation

Examples of Reprieve in a sentence

Because of a legal review, the criminal was granted a reprieve on his sentence.  πŸ”Š

To kids, snow days are wonderful events because they allow them a reprieve from school.  πŸ”Š

Some of the biggest lenders are compromising with homeowners by giving them a three-month reprieve to catch up on their payments.  πŸ”Š

When he realized he would not get a last minute reprieve, the death row inmate said his final goodbyes.  πŸ”Š

The rain is a welcome reprieve to the staggering heat.  πŸ”Š

To everyone’s surprise, the convict received a reprieve from the governor of his state.  πŸ”Š

The children were happy when their mother gave them a reprieve and allowed them to skip their chores for a day.  πŸ”Š

My mountain vacation is my reprieve from the noise of the city.  πŸ”Š

Without a long-term plan, the cash bail-out will be nothing but a temporary reprieve for the homebuilders.  πŸ”Š

If the postal system does not receive a reprieve from its debts, it will not be able to operate much longer.  πŸ”Š

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