vindication


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Synonyms for vindication

Synonyms for vindication

a freeing or clearing from accusation or guilt

a statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy

Synonyms for vindication

the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.

the justification for some act or belief

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In a defeat there would be a roundabout vindication of himself.
A moral vindication was regarded by the youth as a very important thing.
If Sir Percival had lived, the discovery, from which (In my ignorance of the true nature of the Secret) I had hoped so much, could not have been mine to suppress or to make public, as I thought best, for the vindication of Laura's rights.
Of so refined a character, indeed, was their talent of assault under the mask of sympathy, that when Dolly, recovering, embraced her father tenderly, as in vindication of his goodness, Mrs Varden expressed her solemn hope that this would be a lesson to him for the remainder of his life, and that he would do some little justice to a woman's nature ever afterwards--in which aspiration Miss Miggs, by divers sniffs and coughs, more significant than the longest oration, expressed her entire concurrence.
A quiet smile lighted the haughty features of the young Mohican, betraying his knowledge of the English language as well as of the other's meaning; but he suffered it to pass away without vindication of reply.
It was now far too late in Clifford's life for the good opinion of society to be worth the trouble and anguish of a formal vindication.
The vindication of the loved object is the best balm affection can find for its wounds:--"A man must have so much on his mind," is the belief by which a wife often supports a cheerful face under rough answers and unfeeling words.
A great clamor now ensued, but the most clamorous was the party from across the river, whose jealousy of their good name now prompted them to the most vociferous vindications of their innocence.
His position was contained in a statement issued by The Believe Movement (TBM) media office, made available to the Nigerian Tribune in Abeokuta, on Sunday, that the call was a vindication of the core objectives of TBM, a sociopolitical mass movement group.
It's a vindication not only to me but to the whole of SAF,' Napenas said.
President @realDonaldTrump tweet on Pakistan's duplicitous position over the past 15 years is vindication that the war on terror is not in bombing Afghan villages and homes but in the sanctuaries beyond Afghanistan.
Ironically, the case of Sinai, once held up as the crowning vindication of the land-for-peace principle is likely to turn out to be its one of its most tragic and traumatic failures.
10am, Mr Trump blasted: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication and WOW, Comey is a leaker
Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman [1792J has long been seen as a cornerstone document in modern feminist theory.
DNA tests confirmed Friday that the mystery blonde girl who was taken from a Roma couple caring for her in Greece is in fact of Roma descent, a true vindication for the minority, according to Time magazine.