reprieving is reprieve's Present Participle

reprieve

US [rɪˈpriv]
UK [rɪˈpriːv]
  • n.暂缓;【法】缓刑;死刑缓刑期[命令]
  • v.暂缓;【法】缓期执行(死刑)
  • Web缓刑令;暂止;死缓
Plural Form:reprieves  Present Participle:reprieving  Past Tense:reprieved  
n.
1.
【法】缓刑;死刑缓刑期[命令];〈比喻〉(死,痛苦等的)暂免,暂止,暂减,暂缓
v.
1.
【法】缓期执行(死刑),暂缓处刑;暂免,暂缓,暂止