[ US /ˈkɫɛmənsi/ ]
[ UK /klˈɛmənsi/ ]
  1. good weather with comfortable temperatures
  2. leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
    he threw himself on the mercy of the court
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How To Use clemency In A Sentence

  • But the real problem with citing thorough court review as a standard for denying clemency is that none of the 152 executions Bush approved would have landed on his desk had the cases not already passed through all the courts. The Texas Clemency Memos
  • The jury passed a verdict of guilty, with an appeal to the judge for clemency.
  • The Welsh, I would say, have an often overlooked but damned fine line in dry humour, as is often the case with people from inclement climates, and maybe this is honed even more when you spend so much of your life immersed in that inclemency.
  • I asked myself where my mother could be, whether she'd also been able to withstand the poison, her lungs adapt to this solitary inclemency and the dearth of oxygen.
  • The president believes that the pardon attorney should have an opportunity to review this case before a decision on clemency is made. Discourse.net: Pardon Update (Updated)
  • Despite his calls for clemency, it's not clear how he plans to keep his promise.
  • Had Clemency been with me the flintiest of Roman P's would have relented, for who could resist -- Clemency? The Amateur Gentleman
  • He is trying to raise public awareness about her plight in order to win some state-sanctioned clemency, but it might be too late.
  • It wouldn't be such a big deal if Huckabee didn't have one of the highest clemency numbers and one of his previous clemencies resulted in a murder. HuckPAC coordinator steps down, citing clemency decision
  • When the Prison Commission discussed the virtues of parole it invoked ideas of mercy and clemency.
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