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  • n  mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
  • n  a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
  • n  lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers

  • The junta's idea of lenience an 18-month sentence is long enough to keep Suu Kyi in custody during a 2010 election which will formalize the military's grip on power, but .
  • When both the Attorney General and the SFO's Wardle resisted BAE's request for lenience, the Saudis turned up the heat.
  • The official didn't beat around the bush as to why the "lenience" abruptly ended: "It's in tune with the general deterioration of our relationship with Britain, there is no denying .
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  • Feds Insist On Jail Time For Ex-‘Ray Donovan’ EP Bryan Zuriff
    Last week, lawyers for Bryan Zuriff filed a sentencing submission asking for lenience for their client for his involvement in an illegal gambling group — now the government has put in its two cents. Unlike Zuriff’s lawyers and famous friends like Judd Apatow who wrote letters of support, the feds said Monday that they want the former Ray Donovan EP to serve up to a year behind bars: the maximum ...
    Nov. 19, 2013 - Deadline Hollywood

  • M Karunanidhi in BBC News
    Strict instructions had been issued not to show any lenience to those who are in nexus with the Tamil Tigers and try to supply arms to them,Chief Minister M Karunanidhi said.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev in Playfuls.com
    Gorbachev asked Gates "to show lenience and recall all charges against Alexander Ponosov," Interfax news agency reported.

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