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Synonyms for absolve

to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to free from an obligation or duty

Synonyms for absolve

grant remission of a sin to

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POP superstar Michael Jackson enticed a young boy, then imprisoned him and his family at his Neverland Ranch and forced them to make a video absolving him of moles tation claims, a prosecutor said yesterday.
The Sin Eaters were a group of priests excommunicated for absolving people's sins outside of the sanctity of the church.
20, loosening the environmental clean-up requirements and absolving land owners of responsibility for land damages they haven't caused.
I'm not suggesting absolving the criminals nor forgoing the administration of justice.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that "only priests who have received the faculty of absolving from the authority of the Church can forgive sins in the name of Christ" (#1495).
The study absolving salt was financed by the Campbell Institute for Research and Technology.
He was handed a form letter absolving the airline, Southwest, of any responsibility for this search.