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absolve
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Definition
to find someone blameless; or forgive; or relieve (of a requirement or obligation)
  • Catherine made this reflexion, and six months earlier she would have felt bound to give him warning; but now she deemed herself absolved.
    Chapter 24 (17% in)
  • During this period she was less considerate; she had an idea—a rather vague one, but it was agreeable to her sense of injury—that now she was absolved from penance, and might do what she chose.
    Chapter 23 (23% in)

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