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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of clear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. rid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush
  • adj. freed from any question of guilt


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  • This struggle was worth it though it is sad that Billy's parents and brother Pat did not live to see his name cleared and the truth told.

    MOD apologises 40 years after fatal shooting of Billy McKavanagh

  • Anjali frowned, and then her expression cleared as if she had come to a decision.


  • Cornelia grimaced in agreement, but her expression cleared as she identified the voices.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • I was about to retreat when her expression cleared and she smiled.


  • Her expression cleared into a smile when she saw who it was.

    Stands a Calder Man

  • For now, he's waiting in Portland until he can get his name cleared for travel. Front Page

  • With his name cleared in the courts, nothing would now appear to stand in the way for the Football Association to hire him.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • It was also generous that the label cleared Hanson to re-record and release songs she had cut for a projected second album at Capitol.

    Los Angeles Chronicle

  • A few months later, he had the title cleared up, bought it from me, and drove it as his daily transportation for the remainder of his high school years.

    Daily DIY

  • And with the path to the title cleared of his No. 1-ranked nemesis, No. 2 Federer barely avoided a stumble. News


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