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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of absolve.

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Examples

  • Or are we to admire the noble campaign of phone calls, and accept that exceesive force plus phone calls absolves the IDF of responsibility?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The professor then "absolves" Palin of being a member of a hate group but then casts a suspicious light upon her religious affiliation:

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • The professor then "absolves" Palin of being a member of a hate group but then casts a suspicious light upon her religious affiliation:

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • The professor then "absolves" Palin of being a member of a hate group but then casts a suspicious light upon her religious affiliation:

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • The professor then "absolves" Palin of being a member of a hate group but then casts a suspicious light upon her religious affiliation:

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • The professor then "absolves" Palin of being a member of a hate group but then casts a suspicious light upon her religious affiliation:

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • If Aue attempts a play onour sympathy through these allusions -- "I never had a choice" -- we can accept it as such without believing his resort to this grandiosity actually absolves him of blame.

    Point of View in Fiction

  • This in no way absolves those who would pervert that power for personal gain, nor does it excuse the outright blackmail-type pressures that have been brought to bear upon many of us to accede.

    Randall Amster: Occupy Ourselves

  • There is also a lingering, selective amnesia that immediately vindicates or absolves you of any "small" mistake you might make while in power.

    strength v integrity

  • If Aue attempts a play onour sympathy through these allusions -- "I never had a choice" -- we can accept it as such without believing his resort to this grandiosity actually absolves him of blame.

    Furies

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