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used in Jane Eyre

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to free someone from blame

or more rarely:

to free someone from an obligation
  • 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.
    Chapter 17 (10% in)
exonerated = freed from an obligation

(editor's note:  This is a less common sense of exonerated. Typically it means to be freed of blame.)
There are no more uses of "exonerate" in Jane Eyre.

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