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Whether will the evidence preponderate to prove her your wife or to exonerate you?

"I believe you can exonerate the boy entirely," said the doctor.

I am sure the explanations it will give will exonerate me for the loss of the ship.

I cannot exonerate her, but she is at least sorry for her conduct.

This man should be glad of the opportunity, by public trial, to exonerate himself from the charges against him.

You will not like it when I tell you; but you must at least exonerate me: I am obliged to be frank.

I tasted some of their Nostrani to see if it could be possible for a Frenchman to exonerate him.'

I tell you, we can be as revengeful as any of you: but you will exonerate me.

He could do nothing to exonerate her, nothing; he was helpless, powerless.

That I would eventually be able to exonerate myself, I had no doubt.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin exoneratus, past participle of exonerare "remove a burden, discharge, unload," from ex- "off" (see ex-) + onerare "to unload; overload, oppress," from onus (genitive oneris) "burden" (see onus). Related: Exonerated; exonerating.

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