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Freed from any question of guilt.  Synonyms: absolved, clear, cleared, exonerated, vindicated.  "Was now clear of the charge of cowardice" , "His official honor is vindicated"

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"Exculpated" Quotes from Famous Books

... as he thus calmly exculpated himself from the penalty for future disaster, indicated quite clearly that Cappy Ricks, in such a contingency, might look to the man higher up—on the ...
— Cappy Ricks Retires • Peter B. Kyne

... reason. I knew, perfectly well, the proper course was for no one but the King and myself to be in the gallery; yet, there entered my Dalberg stubbornness. I purposed that some of those, who had seen me accused that night on the Hanging Garden, should see me exculpated to-night. ...
— The Colonel of the Red Huzzars • John Reed Scott

... suspected that the account of his illness given her by young Delvile, was merely the effect of his curiosity to discover her sentiments of him; yet when she considered how foreign to his character appeared every species of artifice, she exculpated him from the design, and concluded that the impatient spirit of Belfield had hurried him away, when really unfit for travelling. She had no means, however, to hear more of him now he had quitted the town, and therefore, though uneasy, she was ...
— Cecilia Volume 1 • Frances Burney

Words linked to "Exculpated" :   cleared, guiltless, vindicated, innocent, clean-handed

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