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vindicates

verb
present tense third-person singular of vindicate

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1 to free from a charge of wrongdoing
  • vowed that the evidence would completely vindicate him

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2 to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of
  • recent discoveries have generally vindicated the physicist's theories

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“Vindicates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vindicates. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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