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  • From school duties she was exonerated: Mrs. Fairfax had pressed me into her service, and I was all day in the storeroom, helping (or hindering) her and the cook; learning to make custards and cheese-cakes and French pastry, to truss game and garnish desert-dishes.   (source)
    exonerated = freed from an obligation
  • If he had tugs of conscience over what he'd done, he shrugged them away by assuring himself that the lifting of the fugitive-apprehension order was a personal exoneration.†   (source)
  • Scores of innocent people have been exonerated after being sentenced to death and nearly executed.†   (source)
  • Although most of the credit for my exoneration must be given to Dr. Aurelius, who apparently earned his naps by presenting me as a hopeless, shell-shocked lunatic.†   (source)
  • I can think of no answer that exonerates me.†   (source)
  • Although you do see that if Dr. DuPont's premise is accepted, Grace Marks is exonerated.†   (source)
  • Do you think that exonerates you?†   (source)
  • I don't know, exonerate you?"†   (source)
  • If you're innocent, why not exonerate yourself ?†   (source)
  • So before you read what's in that thing, tell me a story that squares with its details and exonerate yourself in my eyes.†   (source)
  • She also knew that even if she was exonerated of the murder, she could not return to her previous existence.†   (source)
  • "Some of the South Americans," I said a little desperately, knowing how stupid this sounded but thinking, somehow, this was the way to exonerate myself.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Nightwing has already taken the idea and shaped it into exoneration for us, for Spence, and for herself.†   (source)
  • And he's going to die, Christian, because he won't let me try to find new evidence to exonerate him.†   (source)
  • "With Switzer officially exonerated and free, I'm revisiting the case.†   (source)
  • He was granted a retrial in 2002, exonerated by the Stockholm Court of Appeal, and received 10.†   (source)
  • Loli Regalado, while pleased with her exoneration, complains that putting Rogelio with the compañeras at the state nursery is akin to dropping the fox off at the henhouse with a knife and fork.†   (source)
  • "There's no defense I can offer that should ever exonerate me," Rose said.†   (source)
  • The whiteness of a man's skin or the misguided customs of his land do not exonerate him from hideous deeds, no matter how they have been rationalized and legislated into feigned legitimacy.†   (source)
  • It was clear to anyone that nothing in the universe could have exonerated the River Guard, who knew that they were guilty of everything except the murder.†   (source)
  • I was assured the pictures were destroyed after the case was closed and I was exonerated.†   (source)
  • Of course, we finally heard that you were exonerated of all charges — Christ, what an insulting phrase after what you were put through!†   (source)
  • Mary was execrated; Dick exonerated.†   (source)
  • Daisy was telling Mychal that his averaging project shouldn't be about people named Mychal but about imprisoned men who'd later been exonerated.   (source)
    exonerated = found innocent
  • Silas was supposed to break in and steal the keystone from you in Château Villette—thus removing you from the equation without hurting you, and exonerating me from any suspicion of complicity.   (source)
    exonerating = freeing
  • Okay, so remember how I had that idea for Mychal to make those photographic montages of exonerated prisoners?   (source)
    exonerated = found innocent
  • At the inquest the Coroner exonerated me.   (source)
    exonerated = found free of blame
  • Again he has a strange air of exonerating himself from guilt by this shameless confession.   (source)
    exonerating = freeing (of blame)
  • one of us can be completely exonerated from suspicion.   (source)
    exonerated = found free of blame
  • Broadsides in the streets, signed with her father's name, exonerating the late Stephen Blackpool, weaver, from misplaced suspicion, and publishing the guilt of his own son, with such extenuation as his years and temptation (he could not bring himself to add, his education) might beseech; were of the Present.   (source)
    exonerating = freed (from blame)
  • 'Surely,' said Rose, 'the poor child's story, faithfully repeated to these men, will be sufficient to exonerate him.'   (source)
    exonerate = free from blame
  • I don't think it would exonerate him, either with them, or with legal functionaries of a higher grade.   (source)
  • Recently, an effort has been launched to exonerate George Stinney.†   (source)
  • The Death Penalty Information Center reported that Walter was the fiftieth person to be exonerated in the modern era.†   (source)
  • I wanted him to know that we had dramatic new evidence of innocence that exonerated Walter and that justice demanded his immediate release.†   (source)
  • In 1998, Walter and I were asked to go to Chicago to attend a national conference where exonerated former death row prisoners were planning to gather.†   (source)
  • Our time in Chicago with other exonerated former death row prisoners was energizing for Walter, who seemed more motivated than ever to talk about his experience.†   (source)
  • The evidence confirmed his innocence and Mr. Hinton became the 152nd person in America exonerated and proved innocent after having been wrongly convicted and sentenced to death.†   (source)
  • He had stood strong in the face of injustice, and his exonerated witness might just make the rest of us a little safer, slightly more protected from the abuse of power and the false accusations that had almost killed him.†   (source)
  • All you have to do is come up with a lie that will exonerate both Christina and Cara, and then tell it under truth serum.†   (source)
  • He toyed with the officials, pretending to hide things in the hay and sending his pursuers on wild-goose chases, hoping to be accused again so he could be exonerated and make fools of the officials.†   (source)
  • But then I remember that Caleb is still there, because he was a well-known lackey of Jeanine Matthews, and the factionless will never exonerate him.†   (source)
  • But there had never been anything like the coverage surrounding Walter's exoneration.†   (source)
  • The New York Times covered his exoneration and homecoming in a front-page story.†   (source)
  • In many states, the number of exonerations exceeded the number of executions.†   (source)
  • Politicians would sometimes say provocative things—such as that his exoneration just proved the system works—which irritated and angered me.†   (source)
  • The movie had played a role in Adams's exoneration, and he was released from Texas's death row not long after its release.†   (source)
  • "Zeke says it sometimes takes a little while for the factionless to process exonerations, so they should be out later," Uriah says.†   (source)
  • His exoneration?†   (source)
  • In the end, he was completely exonerated; but perhaps something of the kind has arisen again?†   (source)
  • He was exonerated, you said.†   (source)
  • You told him all the circumstances—which so completely exonerated you from any blame?†   (source)
  • William fled away, glad to be exonerated.†   (source)
  • We do not know if he should be exonerated because circumstances favored his lack of good intentions—that is, if one chooses not to speak of his bad intentions.†   (source)
  • And so in any event he would embellish all his facial expressions with the offer of a conditional, a provisional smile whose expectant subtlety would exonerate him from the charge of being a simpleton, if the remark addressed to him should turn out to have been facetious.†   (source)
  • Nor, to this day can I permit my manhood to look back upon those events and feel entirely exonerated.†   (source)
  • In both of these trials the Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau was officially exonerated from any wilful misdoing, and his work commended.†   (source)
  • It may appear to some readers that the young lady was both precipitate and unduly fastidious; but the latter of these facts, if the charge be true, may serve to exonerate her from the discredit of the former.†   (source)
  • She reproached herself for her share of the ill feeling and resolved to exonerate Amy as soon as possible.†   (source)
  • He explained that his partner was then absent on an enterprise of importance, and that it particularly behoved himself publicly to accept the blame of what he had rashly done, and publicly to exonerate his partner from all participation in the responsibility of it, lest the successful conduct of that enterprise should be endangered by the slightest suspicion wrongly attaching to his partner's honour and credit in another country.†   (source)
  • Concurrently with this measure (the description of which cost Mr Rugg innumerable wry faces and great uneasiness in his limbs), he would address a letter to all the creditors, exonerating his partner in a solemn manner, informing them of the stoppage of the House until their pleasure could be known and his partner communicated with, and humbly submitting himself to their direction.†   (source)
  • To all this Clennam merely replied that, granting the whole protest, nothing in it lessened the force, or could lessen the force, of the voluntary and public exoneration of his partner.†   (source)
  • "Why, my dear Miss Archer," he began to explain with the most considerate eagerness, "I don't offer you any exoneration from life or from any chances or dangers whatever.†   (source)
  • And that thou mayst not put me to more speech, know that I was Camicion de' Pazzi,[6] and I await Carlino that he may exonerate me."†   (source)
  • Of Appetites, and Aversions, some are born with men; as Appetite of food, Appetite of excretion, and exoneration, (which may also and more properly be called Aversions, from somewhat they feele in their Bodies;) and some other Appetites, not many.†   (source)
  • Of this kind are all Onerations and Exonerations of the body; as also all that is pleasant, in the Sight, Hearing, Smell, Tast, Or Touch; Others arise from the Expectation, that proceeds from foresight of the End, or Consequence of things; whether those things in the Sense Please or Displease: And these are Pleasures Of The Mind of him that draweth those consequences; and are generally called JOY.†   (source)
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