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She was absolved of the charge because a portrait of a Moor hung above her bed.

Burden shifted; responsibility absolved - at least in very considerable part.

While student debt tops all other forms of consumer debt, it's the only kind that cannot be absolved in bankruptcy.

Kemeny said her daughter had died due to complications from a heart condition and that Hans had been absolved.

An investigation absolved Tunnell of any direct blame, but by then Tunnell had relinquished command of the brigade.

The first three condemned him, the last absolved him, were excommunicated by the Church and yet saved the Church.

Although the publisher had been absolved of all blame, police had not succeeded in tracing the hit-skip driver.

She knew nothing of the arts of sophisticated coquetry, so he absolved her from any intention to rouse his interest.

In his case gratitude believed itself absolved from its duties; his adherents shunned him; his friends were dumb in his behalf.

By the time he had succeeded in believing the fog was lifting he would be absolved from his promise not to go out in it.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absolved, such as: clean, cleared, discharged, dismissed, exculpated, and exonerated.

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