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  • verb Present participle of acquit.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Surely there is an alternative between affirming the conviction and acquiting.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Rules Versus Justice:

  • After about half an hour she did some sums and some spelling, acquiting herself very well.

    Lola or, The Thought and Speech of Animals

  • [S.denote: S. Edmunds ditch.] that after he had obteined the kingdome, he caused a great ditch to be cast round about the land of saint Edmund, and granted manie fréedoms to the inhabitants, acquiting them of certeine taskes and paiments, vnto the which other of their neighbours were contributarie.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (7 of 8) The Seventh Boke of the Historie of England

  • It became apparent that Judge Rufus King was less than a minute from dismissing us or acquiting us (he quoted Jenks to the packed court room), when the prosecutor, Elizabeth Myers, said she was nullifying the cases of Disorderly Conduct and Unlawful Assembly against us.

    AfterDowningStreet.org - Bush-Cheney Trials in '09

  • It became apparent that Judge Rufus King was less than a minute from dismissing us or acquiting us (he quoted Jenks to the packed court room), when the prosecutor, Elizabeth Myers, said she was nullifying the cases of Disorderly Conduct and Unlawful Assembly against us.

    AfterDowningStreet.org - Bush-Cheney Trials in '09

  • Yesterday, a jury returned a majority verdict, acquiting the so-called Kingsnorth Six.

    Hillbilly White Trash

  • Yesterday, a jury returned a majority verdict, acquiting the so-called Kingsnorth Six.

    Planet Gore

  • Yesterday, a jury returned a majority verdict, acquiting the so-called Kingsnorth Six.

    GREENIE WATCH

  • What if I was in favor of acquiting 16-year-olds of murder because they may have made mistakes in the heat of passion that f***ed up their lives?

    our 40th

  • Twelue ancient men (but most commonlie vnlearned in the lawes) being of the same countie where the sute laie, were appointed by the iudges to go togither into some close chamber, where they should be shut vp, till vpon diligent examination of the matter they should agrée vpon the condemnation or acquiting of the prisoner, if it were in criminall causes; or vpon deciding in whom the right remained, if it were vpon triall of things in controuersie.

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6) England (1 of 12) William the Conqueror

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