1‘the courts may be more lenient with female offenders’
merciful, clement, sparing, forgiving, forbearing, tolerant, moderate, charitable, humane, indulgent, easy-going, magnanimous, sympathetic, compassionate, pitying, kind, kindly, kind-hearted, benevolent, gentle
liberal, permissive, soft, soft-hearted
merciless, severe, strict
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.