Definition of 'clemency'
Example sentences containing 'clemency'
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When his nerve failed, he sought clemency on the ground that he could help to steer youths away from violence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All this suggests a very strong case for clemency: on questions of both evidence and process there is too much room for uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The turkey seeking clemency on Thanksgiving may soon be HP itself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'clemency'
Used Occasionally. clemency is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of clemency from the Collins English Dictionary
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