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noun as in justification

noun as in defense

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“It was mostly a vindication of the fact that the data does have value to these bigger players,” Primozic said in an interview.

Since the vote, Pai has pointed to increased broadband availability as vindication.

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After Washington recalled him from a diplomatic mission to revolutionary France, Monroe felt impelled to produce a lengthy vindication of his performance.

So when Noémi triumphs in the end, we’re witnessing the vindication of the colonized over the colonizer.

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To claim the WHA’s resolution a vindication of Australia’s call is nothing but a joke.

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Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

We look forward to proving their innocence and to their complete vindication before a trial court.

I personally took that as a vindication of the care I had taken in making sure I had solid, independent sourcing.

The result is not only vindication, but also the self-serving sense that only you can save the republic.

His mother was beaming and seemed to take the acquittal as a vindication.

I did not send a copy of my vindication to Port Eliot, nor indeed to any person except to yourself.

Refreshed and revived by Vicary's timely vindication of law and order, proceeded to business.

For an express discussion and vindication of this principle, see the little volume entitled "Utilitarianism."

The whole Church can take pride in the vindication of this great principle which he had so successfully wrought out.

The Vita then comes to us with a certain unassailable authority, and is besides a work of piety, of love, of vindication.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vindication, such as: exoneration, proof, revenge, acquittal, apology, and clearance.

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