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acquit
as in:  she acquitted herself well


Although they did not win, the team acquitted itself well and we were proud to have them represent us.
  to handle yourself well in a given situation
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acquitted acquit acquits acquitting
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  • Although they did not win, the team acquitted itself well and we were proud to have them represent us.
  • She acquitted herself well at the interview.
  • Twice I actually hired myself as an under-mate in a Greenland whaler, and acquitted myself to admiration.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
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Associated words [difficulty]:   acquit [5]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, History, Law
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