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acquit
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Oliver Twist
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  • He had a penny too—a gift of Sowerberry’s after some funeral in which he had acquitted himself more than ordinarily well—in his pocket.

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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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