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acquit
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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as in: she was acquitted Define
officially find "not guilty" of criminal charges
  • "You think they’ll acquit him that fast?" asked Jem.
    p.277.4
  • It was either a straight acquittal or nothing.
    p.294.2

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  • You might like to know that there was one fellow who took considerable wearing down— in the beginning he was rarin’ for an outright acquittal.
    p.297.8
  • I told Jem if that was so, then why didn’t Tom’s jury, made up of folks like the Cunninghams, acquit Tom to spite the Ewells?
    p.303.1

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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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