Use Reprieve in a sentence
Meaning: [noun] a delay before something unwanted or bad happens; postponement of a sentence;
Online buyers will get a temporary reprieve from the sales tax.
The justices rarely issue last-minute reprieves to death-row inmates.
But crude prices won a reprieve after Saudi pledged to work toward oil price stability.
He was reprieved in 1965 and was able to resume his medical career.
After an initial reprieve , the ban was upheld.
No recommendation is made for pardon or reprieve.
One of the 39 condemned prisoners was granted a reprieve .
Martin was grateful for the Saturday weather reprieve .
The momentary reprieve gave the residents a temporary sense of security.
Nine were condemned to death (six reprieved), the rest sentenced to flogging, imprisonment or transportation.
he ship was then obscured by smoke that granted a temporary reprieve .