Verb(1) grant remission of a sin to(2) let off the hook
(1) ZoÔö£┬¢, as loving in her death as she was in her life, tried to absolve her family from guilt.(2) she asked the bishop to absolve her sins(3) What lay chaplains cannot do is say Mass, anoint the sick, and absolve sin after confession.(4) I've recently learned that I will soon be leaving this world, so I must absolve my sins in the short time I have remaining in order to gain my acceptance into Heaven.(5) Instead he sent a message of support paying tribute to those who took part in the dispute and added: ├ö├ç├┐I was proud to be part of it and I know that history will absolve us.├ö├ç├û(6) Ignorance does not absolve you from the rule of law you know.(7) Readying ourselves for conventional war does not, however, absolve us from undertaking a major transformation in the way we think about, and conceive of, the use of military force.(8) Maybe it will absolve you from legal liability in an American court of law, but the moral responsibility remains because you are unsure if your users are lying about their ages.(9) At the same time, the right to free speech does not absolve us from our duty to behave responsibly.(10) On Good Friday, continental Europeans commemorate that Christ was crucified and died to absolve our sins and give us eternal salvation.(11) It is only when Conrad's case is taken on by an understanding therapist who absolves him of his guilt that he can be cured.(12) Vieira absolved any individuals of blame for the shocking defensive display in Munich, but revealed his frustration at yet another European campaign that could be thrown away.(13) The priest does come, and absolves the ghost's sins, after which it can rest.(14) In the Catholic tradition, absolution from sin is obtained through confession, in which the penitent confesses to a priest who then absolves the sin and administers penitence.(15) The candidate takes the failure on himself and, in that way, absolves his followers of responsibility for the defeat and allows them to go on their way with a feeling of closure.(16) By concentrating all evil in the oppressors, it absolves the victims from examining their own failings.
1. exonerate ::
2. forgive ::
3. shrive ::
4. justify ::
1. incriminate ::
Different Formsabsolve, absolved, absolves, absolving
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