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Come and receive my little confession, and give absolution to Your Own Salome.

When he found the sufferer unconscious, he said that he could not give absolution to those unable to confess, and went out again.

Abellino is able to protect himself without foreign aid; and, as to pardon, mortals cannot give absolution for sins like mine.

He was the secular confessor of his day, always able to give absolution.

Heresy, of course, was a “reserved” case for which the ordinary confessor could not give absolution.

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On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to give absolution, such as: acquit, condone, defend, exempt, exonerate, and explain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.