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acquit
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
to handle oneself in a specified way — which is typically in a positive way
  • During the remainder of the day, poor Hepzibah acquitted herself even less creditably, as a shop-keeper, than in her earlier efforts.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (76% in)
acquitted = handled (conducted or behaved)
There are no more uses of "acquit" in The House of the Seven Gables.

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