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  • verbannounce removal of blame
  • verbbehave some way

synonyms for acquitted

  • absolve
  • clear
  • discharge
  • exonerate
  • free
  • let go
  • vindicate
  • deliver
  • exculpate
  • excuse
  • liberate
  • release
  • relieve
  • whitewash
  • blink at
  • disculpate
  • let off
  • let off the hook
  • wink at
  • wipe off
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antonyms for acquitted

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  • accuse
  • blame
  • charge
  • condemn
  • convict
  • hold
  • incarcerate
  • incriminate
  • punish
  • sentence
  • keep
  • limit
  • restrain
  • censure
  • damn
  • denounce
  • doom
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After he was acquitted, he felt the weight of how easily the false accusation could have destroyed him, if not for the skill of his attorney.
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Courts sentenced the getaway driver to 30 years in prison, charged but have not arrested the alleged gunman and acquitted two other suspects.
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He was acquitted in a bench trial, before a judge and not a jury, according to a news story.
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She did not support Obamacare repeal, though she voted to acquit the president in his Senate trial and voted to confirm his Supreme Court nominees.
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The Senate’s vote determines whether the president will be convicted or acquitted on all charges.
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For example, the House impeached Presidents Andrew Johnson and Clinton, but both were acquitted by the Senate.
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In harmony with a fundamental rule of law, a member who has once been acquitted cannot be tried again for the same offense.
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John Smith was later charged with sedition, acquitted, and finally restored to his rightful council position.
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In 1819 he acquitted himself most creditably of a mission entrusted to him by that young man.
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Although the trial involved many political entanglements, Burr was finally acquitted.
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WORDS RELATED TO ACQUITTED

  • acquitted
  • discharged
  • excused
  • freed
  • let off
  • released
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