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synonyms for absolution

  • forgiveness
  • acquittal
  • amnesty
  • exculpation
  • mercy
  • pardon
  • release
  • compurgation
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Like many of Schrader’s antiheroes, from Taxi Driver’s Travis Bickle to the eco-conscious Pastor Ernst Toller of First Reformed, William is a haunted diarist in search of absolution.
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The full 108 takes most pilgrims about four full days, a relatively small fee for absolute absolution.
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“Well, mistakes is humant,” sighed Sol, taking advantage of that universal absolution.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
In the course of time, absolution for the sacrilege was obtained from the Pope; but my father could never obtain it from himself.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The friars had power of absolution, independently of the bishop; and it was a bitter grievance.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
During the night he was visited by the Prior of the Dominicans, from whom, having made confession, he received absolution.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
But the terms of this secret and the conditions of my absolution are peculiar.
LEGENDS AND TALESBRET HARTE
He said: "The Church forbids sin, and penitents when they receive Absolution undertake to avoid the occasions of sin."
PASSING BYMAURICE BARING
It seemed to him to be an insult to the human understanding that any man, even a pope, should grant an absolution for crime.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
The absolution of the wicked priest is as effectual as if he were himself a saint; otherwise,—God help the poor penitent!
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSOLUTION

  • absolution
  • acquitting
  • amnesty
  • clearance
  • deliverance
  • discharge
  • discharging
  • dismissal
  • dismissing
  • exculpation
  • exemption
  • exoneration
  • freeing
  • liberation
  • pardon
  • release
  • releasing
  • relief from
  • reprieve
  • vindication
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.