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She careens her way across the globe, looking for clues to absolve her and drawing police attention in the process.
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The company denied the claims, pointing out that its 2014 purchase of the hospitals included contract language absolving it of any future liability for the retirement plan.
RICH INVESTORS STRIPPED MILLIONS FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN AND WANT TO LEAVE IT BEHIND. A TINY STATE STANDS IN THEIR WAY.BY PETER ELKINDFEBRUARY 4, 2021PROPUBLICA
While Winner’s less-than-cautious handling of the material might have led the NSA to her eventually, Poitras said in an interview that that should not absolve the Intercept of responsibility to handle the information carefully.
LAURA POITRAS SAYS SHE’S BEEN FIRED BY FIRST LOOK MEDIA OVER REALITY WINNER CONTROVERSY. NOW SHE’S QUESTIONING THE COMPANY’S INTEGRITY.SARAH ELLISONJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’m not proposing to tell you the magical policy that will fix this, or to judge what the platforms would have to do to absolve themselves of this responsibility.
HOW THE TRUTH WAS MURDEREDABBY OHLHEISEROCTOBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
When you’re ludicrously late to school or work, or when you miss your brother’s wedding, all you need is to invoke me, traffic, and your fellow Californians will absolve you of your tardiness.
ADMIT IT: YOU MISS BEING STUCK IN TRAFFICMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 17, 2020FORTUNE
And yet, how is it possible to absolve her for her inexplicable behaviour to me?
THE SUBSTANCE OF A DREAM F. W. BAIN
"Your word was given to me, and I absolve you from it," she said.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
I cannot yet absolve you from your promise since my own actions in Austria have been far from conventional.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
Can you pretend an excuse now may absolve you, Or any thing like honest, to bring you off?
THE LITTLE FRENCH LAWYERFRANCIS BEAUMONT
Decide to do one or the other quickly: to punish, or to absolve.
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSOLVE

  • absolve
  • clarify
  • clean
  • clear
  • depurgate
  • disinfect
  • expurgate
  • launder
  • lustrate
  • purge
  • purify
  • refine
  • restore
  • rinse
  • sanitize
  • scour
  • scrub
  • sterilize
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