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Word: absolve

Definition: pardon (an offense)


Sentences Containing 'absolve'

Consequently, they were now devoid of sacerdotal powers; all of their ecclesiastical functions were null and void; they could neither consecrate nor absolve validly.
Great Britain, as the French contended, had no legal right to absolve Germany from respecting the naval clauses of the Versailles Treaty.
He worries that he won't be a real Catholic if the priest doesn't absolve him of some misdeed.

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