If you condone someone's behavior, you go along with it and provide silent support for it—despite having doubts about it.
A guerdon is a reward or recompense received for something you have achieved.
give to a charity or good cause
a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
person who makes a gift of property
accept an excuse for
admitting of being pardoned
not admitting of pardon
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