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acquit
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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as in: she was acquitted Define
officially find "not guilty" of criminal charges
  • So they always acquit; and then a MAN goes in the night, with a hundred masked cowards at his back and lynches the rascal.

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  • It took the jury only 30 minutes to acquit her of the murder charge.
  • She was acquitted of all charges.

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as in: she was acquitted Define
officially find "not guilty" of criminal charges
as in: she acquitted herself well Define
to handle yourself well in a given situation
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