She had been preparing to head for class when she got word of the killings, and this time she was spared the sound of gunfire.
And when we have been spared such tragedy, it has happened precisely because presidents have stood up to the bully caucus.
Not having had children means I've spared the world another person and that's as environmentally friendly as it gets.
She and Abbott and even the lawyer who said he had overheard the dire threats all asked that Williams be spared incarceration.
Veterans benefits and military pay would also be spared, according to a presentation House Speaker John Boehner gave his members.
All these trials he has been spared; he has collected with kid gloves.
Procinus, however, was spared to die of the bite of a viper.
Only those were spared that flew northward into "Splatchett's."
He spared no expense, which he could well afford, seeing that he never paid a penny.
Vera, who had a grain of pity in her, hoped that Urquhart had been spared; but whether he was or not she never knew.
Old English sparian "to refrain from harming, to allow to go free," from the source of Old English spær "sparing, frugal," from Proto-Germanic *sparaz (cf. Old Frisian sparia, Old Norse spara, Old High German sparon "to spare"). Meaning "to dispense from one's own stock" is recorded from early 13c. Related: Spared; sparing.
"kept in reserve, not used," late 14c., from spare (v.). Old English had spær "spare, frugal." In reference to time, from mid-15c.; sense of "flimsy, thin" is recorded from 1540s. Spare part is attested from 1888.
"extra thing or part," 1640s, from spare (v.). Middle English noun sense was "mercy, leniency" (early 14c.). Bowling sense of "a knocking down of all pins in two bowls" is attested from 1849, American English.