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absolve

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of absolve

  1. to free from a charge of wrongdoing no amount of remorse will absolve shoplifters who are caught, and all cases will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law Synonyms exculpate, acquit, clear, exonerate, vindicateRelated Words atone (for), expiate; discharge, liberate, redeem, release, unburden; condone, excuse, whitewash; forgive, pardon, remit; avenge, redress, revengeNear Antonyms accuse, arraign, charge, impeach, indict; convictAntonyms criminate, incriminate

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to cast off or become cast off

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