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absolve
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition to find someone blameless; or forgive; or relieve (of a requirement or obligation)
  • 'Seventy times seven times didst thou gapingly contort thy visage — seventy times seven did I take counsel with my soul — Lo, this is human weakness: this also may be absolved!
    Chapter 3 (40% in)
  • Why didn't you send to absolve me from my promise, when you wished I wouldn't keep it?
    Chapter 27 (12% in)

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