acquit

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to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to conduct oneself in a specified way

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Emma was very willing now to acquit her of having seduced Mr.
My Dear Brother since you were five years old, I entirely acquit you of ever having willingly contributed to the satisfaction of your Father.
I have reason to imagine she did receive serious proposals from Sir James, but her removing to Langford immediately on the discovery of his attachment, must acquit her on that article with any mind of common candour.
Hence it must appear, that objections to the particular modification of the federal power of regulating elections will, in substance, apply with equal force to the modification of the like power in the constitution of this State; and for this reason it will be impossible to acquit the one, and to condemn the other.
My feelings are at present in a state of dreadful indecision; I wish to acquit you, but certainty on either side will be ease to what I now suffer.