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Definitionto 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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