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unbelligerent

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agreeable, amiable, amicable, civil, compatible, congenial, cordial, friendly, genial, inoffensive.
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Correct spelling:
forgive
Definition:
To display clemency or leniency.

Synonyms:

noun
forgive
absolve, acquit, clear, condone, exculpate, excuse, exonerate, let it go, overlook, pardon, remit, shake hands, spare, let off, forgive and forget, think no more of, let bygones be bygones, bury the hatchet, shake on it.
verb
acquit
absolve, acquit, clear, defray, discharge, dismiss, exculpate, excuse, exonerate, free, liberate, pardon, release, vindicate.
communication
forgive.
forgive
condone, forbear, forget, overlook, relent, remit, reprieve, tolerate, show mercy.
social
forgive.
stop blame and grant pardon
absolve, acquit, allow for, amnesty, clear, commute, condone, efface, exculpate, excuse, exempt, exonerate, extenuate, forget, laugh off, let it go, overlook, palliate, pocket, purge, release, relent, remit, reprieve, respite, spring, wink at, let off, bear with, think no more of, let bygones be bygones, accept apology, bear no malice, dismiss from mind, kiss and make up, let off easy, let pass, let up on, make allowance, turn other cheek, wipe slate clean, bury the hatchet.
vindicate
apologize, avenge, mitigate, refute.
Examples of usage:
  1. " If anything happened to you I'd never forgive myself. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. Do forgive me and have me back. – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  3. You will forgive me if I must leave you now for a while. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  4. Let us leave a letter for him, and he will forgive us. – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  5. Kaczkowska will never forgive her that . – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont

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