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absolve
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
to find someone blameless; or forgive; or relieve (of a requirement or obligation)
  • He felt anger filling his eyes, he felt pressure on his swollen lids, while he was turning slowly to his mother; then he saw her squat little figure before him, stiff and defenseless, with a kind of desperate pride, offering to take any blow he wished to deliver, absolving him in advance—and he knew that it had been the bravest gesture she had ever attempted.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (26% in)

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