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Word: acquittal

Definition: deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner


More Vocab Words

::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
::: charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: perturb - disturb greatly
::: facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
::: simulate - feign; imitate