toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

vindicate
used in Pride and Prejudice

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
show to be right or justified
  • Nor was Darcy's vindication, though grateful to her feelings, capable of consoling her for such discovery.
    Chapter 40 (18% in)
  • Elizabeth here felt herself called on to say something in vindication of his behaviour to Wickham; and therefore gave them to understand, in as guarded a manner as she could, that by what she had heard from his relations in Kent, his actions were capable of a very different construction; and that his character was by no means so faulty, nor Wickham's so amiable, as they had been considered in Hertfordshire.
    Chapter 43 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "vindicate" in Pride and Prejudice.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®