Thesaurus / acquit
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Consequently he at once remarked, "So the Republic will not acquit me under the law of treason as it did you!"
THE LETTERS OF CICERO, VOLUME 1MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Thus there was a deficiency of a million in what I had relied upon to acquit former engagements.
In that matter touching the Orley Farm estate he could acquit his mother instantly,—with acclamation.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
And on this the judge had to instruct the jury that they must acquit the prisoner.
THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA: PREFACE ON DOCTORSGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We acquit many of the leading and most respectable manufacturers from being participators in any such scheme.
Acquit yourself of the foul deed imputed to you, and I shall be happy to serve you as far as lies in my power.
THE SECRET MEMOIRS OF LOUIS XV./XVI, COMPLETEMADAME DU HAUSSET, AN "UNKNOWN ENGLISH GIRL" AND THE PRINCESS LAMBALLE
It is a very creditable one in itself, and may I but acquit myself of it with sufficiency it will do me honour.
THE WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPERWILLIAM COWPER
I not only acquit De Quincey of all serious moral delinquency,—I declare distinctly that no imputation of it was ever intended.
ESSAYS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, 1780-1860GEORGE SAINTSBURY
I told him there was a terrible fact alleged, of which I could not conceive it possible for him to acquit himself.
MEMOIRS OF MISS SIDNEY BIDDULPHFRANCES SHERIDAN
WORDS RELATED TO ACQUIT
- apologize for
- bear with
- dispense from
- exempt from
- give absolution
- grant amnesty
- let go
- let off
- make allowances for
- pass over
- plead ignorance
- shrug off
- take rap for
- wink at
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