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acquit
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • Cruel, cruel—nothing can acquit you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I acquit Edward of essential misconduct.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But you really do admit the justice of what I have said in his defence?—I am happy—and he is acquitted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My feelings are at present in a state of dreadful indecision; I wish to acquit you, but certainty on either side will be ease to what I now suffer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sometimes she could believe Willoughby to be as unfortunate and as innocent as herself, and at others, lost every consolation in the impossibility of acquitting him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Willoughby, "poor Willoughby," as she now allowed herself to call him, was constantly in her thoughts; she would not but have heard his vindication for the world, and now blamed, now acquitted herself for having judged him so harshly before.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I have been more pained," said she, "by her endeavors to acquit him than by all the rest; for it irritates her mind more than the most perfect conviction of his unworthiness can do.  (not reviewed by editor)

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