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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To clear from a charge of guilt.

Usage examples (35)
  • The lawyer had to work hard to exculpate the wrongly accused defendant.
  • If Stephen "exculpate"'d a little less, and "don't blame"'d a little more, he might lose the respect of his SCR but gain a wider audience.
  • Contrary to Chevron's assertions, Cabrera did not rule on the critical question of liability and did not "exculpate"
  • It didn't exactly exculpate Razzak from Alan's death. for more
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