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acquit
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Ethan Frome
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acquit
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Ethan Frome
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  • Her nearest relations had been induced to place their savings in her father's hands, and though, after his death, they ungrudgingly acquitted themselves of the Christian duty of returning good for evil by giving his daughter all the advice at their disposal, they could hardly be expected to supplement it by material aid.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she was acquitted
as in: she acquitted herself well
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