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acquit
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Northanger Abbey
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  • Now, my sweet Catherine, all our distresses are over; you are honourably acquitted, and we shall have a most delightful party.
  • You do acquit me, then, of anything wrong?

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  • You will soon hear enough from another quarter to know where lies the blame; and I hope will acquit your brother of everything but the folly of too easily thinking his affection returned.
  • Dear, dear Catherine, in being the bearer of such a message, I seem guilty myself of all its insult; yet, I trust you will acquit me, for you must have been long enough in this house to see that I am but a nominal mistress of it, that my real power is nothing.

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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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