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Synonyms for exculpate

to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

Synonyms for exculpate

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

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advantage of this contractual freedom to either exculpate duty of good
Their tacit message to India's leaders: your economic attractiveness and hegemony in South Asia exculpate your human rights atrocities in Kashmir.
This is in line with your despicable attempt to exculpate yourself by saying your mother had been the aggressor.
He had manufactured the evidence to try and get the other man into rouble and to try and exculpate himself, which had wasted police resources.
Because Section 141(e) of the DGCL encourages directors to rely on advice from experts, the court held there are "sound reasons" why the legislature might wish to exculpate directors, but not experts advising the board.
With the passage of the measure, Estrada said "it is hoped that government scalawags would not be able to exculpate from their criminal liability just because of a technicality which is the prescription period of the offense.
This should in no way exculpate the physical abuse committed by her employers abroad.
The minister is already under pressure from another lawmaker, Nabeel Al Fahdl, to exculpate himself from US charges of tolerating fundraising for terrorists in Syria.
All this does not for a moment exculpate anyone or diminish any wrong that was done.
He notes that his intention is not to justify or exculpate Aguirre but to "situate [him] in his larger historical context and rescue him from flat and static characterization" (4).
We see Britain being rushed into hysteria by those seeking to exculpate police inaction and, it must be said, a good few possibly leaping aboard the compensation gravy train.
Despite a letter sent from you recently before this sentencing you have shown no remorse at all and your sole concern has been to try to exculpate yourself.
The Government, rather than trying to exculpate themselves for any responsibility for the high and rising unemployment figures, should be and should have been responding to these factors - mitigating the effect, eg, by further quantitative easing, a pounds 50bn injection could be used to cover the pounds 44bn cost of this year's interest on government debt; pounds 2bn for defence; pounds 2bn on education support and pounds 2bn for affordable housing.
One theory regarding why many people are sanguine about the use of the insanity plea to exculpate felons is that only a tiny number of citizens directly are affected by such miscarriages of justice.
Practice guidelines are double-edged swords, as they may be used in some jurisdictions either to exculpate or inculpate, i.