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  • verb Present participle of absolve.

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Examples

  • We can keep repeating those ritual ablutions, over and over and over again, washing away the sin, trying to scrub out that stain, but if we succeed in absolving ourselves of all shame, we are simply ditching the burden of responsibility.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • And Holder did not solely make the call absolving Roger Clinton of wrongdoing in the pardon cases.

    Holder Could Be GOP Target

  • We can keep repeating those ritual ablutions, over and over and over again, washing away the sin, trying to scrub out that stain, but if we succeed in absolving ourselves of all shame, we are simply ditching the burden of responsibility.

    The Stain of Sin

  • But it surely is symptomatic of the skewed nature of today's debate that our article, which describes how the Palestinians 'actions ” and inaction ” contributed to the breakdown in the negotiations, can be characterized as absolving the Palestinians of blame.

    Camp David: An Exchange

  • I think Ace (yes, crude, profane Ace!) just may have done a better job of presenting Jesus 'mission with that "absolving" sentence than

    Pursuing Holiness

  • But she never mentioned the taped phone call from Ailes or her letter, supposedly absolving him.

    Len Levitt: Hats Off to Judith

  • But she never mentioned the taped phone call from Ailes or her letter, supposedly absolving him.

    Len Levitt: Hats Off to Judith

  • The Identity Theft Resource Center provided HuffPost with a stack of letters from banks and local municipalities absolving Powell of other, smaller frauds committed in his name, like phony accounts and drivers' licenses

    Identity Theft Victim Can't Convince Freddie Mac He Owns His Home

  • Chief among them: New legislation absolving anybody convicted of a crime related to the 2006 coup that ousted Mr. Thaksin or the political upheavals that followed.

    Thai Leaders Hold Out for Thaksin's Return

  • But she never mentioned the taped phone call from Ailes or her letter, supposedly absolving him.

    Len Levitt: Hats Off to Judith

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