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acquit
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The House of Mirth
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acquit
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • After all, this was an unexpectedly easy way of acquitting her debt; and had she not reasons of her own for wishing to be civil to Mr. Rosedale?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She could not have remained in New York without repaying the money she owed to Trenor; to acquit herself of that odious debt she might even have faced a marriage with Rosedale; but the accident of placing the Atlantic between herself and her obligations made them dwindle out of sight as if they had been milestones and she had travelled past them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she was acquitted
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