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absolve
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
to find someone blameless; or forgive; or relieve (of a requirement or obligation)
  • Being a divine, a ghostly confessor,
    A sin-absolver, and my friend profess'd,
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Friar Lawrence's cell (28% in)
absolver = one who forgives
There are no more uses of "absolve" in Romeo and Juliet.

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