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adjective as in exonerated

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I normally ignore blocked numbers, but was expecting a number of calls that day so I excused myself and answered anyway.

Heim excused himself from the conversation, only to receive a written message from the man at the hotel where Heim was staying.

You can be excused for missing it with everything else going on, but the ACLU officially jumped the shark this year.

Hank excused himself to use the bathroom, where he started to thumb through some magazines.

No one wishes to live in a world where all are excused from their evil without penalty.

Henceforward he always learnt with them, and resented being excused any task on the grounds of his youth.

Mary ran upstairs to beg to be excused the formal walk, and, luckily for her, Miss Winter was in Margaret's room.

When a lessee is evicted or turned out of possession by his landlord, he is excused from paying rent.

Dr. Lake excused himself abruptly, and crossing the hall went into the office.

Poor Mike was half an hour late; but, when he told good Mrs. Smith all his troubles, she excused him.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excused, such as: discharged, freed, pardoned, and permitted.

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