Amnesty

n. A general pardon for offenders, especially for political offenses.

Synonyms

absolution, condonation, dispensation, forgiveness, immunity, reprieve

Antonyms

penalty, punishment, retribution

Sentences

1. Amnesty international seeks to grant amnesty to political prisoners in other countries when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is violated.

2. President Richard Nixon was granted amnesty regarding the Watergate Scandal.

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