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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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to officially find "not guilty" of criminal charges; or (informally) to find someone innocent of a charge of having done wrong
  • "You think they'll acquit him that fast?" asked Jem.
    p. 277.4
acquit = officially declare "not guilty"
  • It was either a straight acquittal or nothing.
    p. 294.2
  • acquittal = official finding of "not guilty"
  • You might like to know that there was one fellow who took considerable wearing down— in the beginning he was rarin' for an outright acquittal.
    p. 297.8
  • acquittal = official finding of "not guilty"
  • I told Jem if that was so, then why didn't Tom's jury, made up of folks like the Cunninghams, acquit Tom to spite the Ewells?
    p. 303.1
acquit = officially declare "not guilty"
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