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vindicate
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
show to be right or justified
  • The honor of the scholastics will be vindicated in this regard as well, if I am not mistaken.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (39% in)
  • In the most ticklish situation he had managed— with good grace and quite impromptu—a vindication of drink; he had, moreover, just in passing, brought the conversation around to "civilization," of which, to be sure, little was evident in Mynheer Peeperkorn's primitive, menacing pose; and finally, by asking his question, had relaxed that grandiose pose—it would have been quite inappropriate to respond with a raised, clenched fist.
    7.3 - Vingt et un (69% in)

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