One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘we beg your forgiveness for keeping you waiting’
pardon, absolution, exoneration, remission, dispensation, indulgence, understanding, tolerance, purgation, clemency, mercy, pity, lenience, leniency, quarter
reprieve, discharge, amnesty, delivery, acquittal, clearing, pardoning, condoning, condonation, vindication, exculpation
informal let-off, letting off
archaic shrift, shriving
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