Synonyms for exculpate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ek-skuhl-peyt, ik-skuhl-peyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛk skʌlˌpeɪt, ɪkˈskʌl peɪt

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Définition of exculpate

Origin :
  • 1650s, from Medieval Latin exculpatus, past participle of exculpare, from Latin ex culpa, from ex "from" (see ex-) + culpa ablative of culpa "blame, fault." Related: Exculpated; exculpating.
  • verb forgive
Example sentences :
  • Ossipon tried to exculpate the lukewarmness of his past conduct.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • The McMurrough cried, breathlessly eager to exculpate himself.
  • Extract from : « The Wild Geese » by Stanley John Weyman
  • I have made many inquiries about this affair, and they all tend to exculpate you.
  • Extract from : « Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • She showed increasing irritation at his attempt to exculpate her.
  • Extract from : « Nan of Music Mountain » by Frank H. Spearman
  • But I wish not to exculpate myself where I feel I have been to blame.
  • Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
  • You will exculpate yourself by denying the truth of this story, then?
  • Extract from : « Dona Perfecta » by B. Perez Galdos
  • This alone is enough to exculpate him of the charge of writing novels.
  • Extract from : « G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study » by Julius West
  • I cannot exculpate any commercial nation from this sweeping censure.
  • Extract from : « Captain Canot » by Brantz Mayer
  • And then I attempted to exculpate myself: I could not prove that the things were stolen.
  • Extract from : « Poor Jack » by Frederick Marryat
  • She was quite feverish in her anxiety to condemn herself and exculpate her lover.
  • Extract from : « Vagabondia » by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Antonyms for exculpate

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