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absolution

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Synonyms and Antonyms of absolution

  1. release from the guilt or penalty of an offense <the jury's verdict of “not guilty” was absolution in the eyes of the law, but the verdict would always be “guilty” in the court of public opinion> Synonyms pardon, amnesty, forgiveness, remission, remittalRelated Words parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; condonation; exemption, immunity, impunity, indemnity; commutation, commuting, reprieve; clemency, leniency, mercyNear Antonyms conviction, sentence; assessment, charge, fine, imposition, levying; castigation, chastening, chastisement, condemnationAntonyms penalty, punishment, retribution



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