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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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How in heaven's name could I recommend to the CEO that he provide me with a letter exculpating me from my professional responsibilities?
Because the problem is systemic rather than moral, it is no use to condemn corporate lobbies while exculpating the Sierra Club, the teachers' unions, or the trial lawyers.
9) Defenders of French Catholic institutions from Jean Bodin to JeanBaptiste Thiers, while acknowledging the reality of magicians sabotaging human reproductive powers, demonized and often feminized practitioners of the black arts, in the process shielding and exculpating a celibate male priesthood from public accusations of magical turpitude.
Foley is pleased to present his readers with a close match between the two, thereby at least partially exculpating Wilfrid from modern historians' charges of careerism and irresponsibility.
The favorite means of exculpating Hirohito has been to claim that he was a figurehead, with little influence on policy.
What is needed instead is a juvenile justice system that teaches young criminals responsibility for their behavior at every turn, rather than exculpating juveniles categorically until a final heinous act is committed.
4) Promise that son would not be charged if defendant gave statement exculpating son(40)
On the night of Akinci's election on April 26, Papadopoulos tweeted: "Those who claim that the Cyprus problem will be solved because the Turkish Cypriot negotiator has changed are simply exculpating Turkey.
9) Defenders of French Catholic institutions from Jean Bodin to Jean-Baptiste Thiers, while acknowledging the reality of magicians sabotaging human reproductive powers, demonized and often feminized practitioners of the black arts, in the process shielding and exculpating a celibate male priesthood from public accusations of magical turpitude.
Johnson dwells on how corporal punishment at Cambridge left Milton alienated and resistant to all authority, and he understands the deep reasons behind Pope's infantile aggression, without exculpating him.
All one can say is that one hopes The Catechism of the Catholic Church proves more successful in exculpating - and reconciling - the Jews than did that 1566 Roman Catechism.
Without exculpating the left, Feuchtwanger shows that the strength of its enemies, as much as the weakness of its friends, undermined the Republic.
To pardon the losing or dissenting side in a war that is long concluded is rather different from exculpating indicted