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Definition of "absolving" []

  • Present participle of absolve. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "absolving" in a sentence
  • "And Holder did not solely make the call absolving Roger Clinton of wrongdoing in the pardon cases."
  • "We can keep repeating those ritual ablutions, over and over and over again, washing away the sin, trying to scrub out that stain, but if we succeed in absolving ourselves of all shame, we are simply ditching the burden of responsibility."
  • "But it surely is symptomatic of the skewed nature of today's debate that our article, which describes how the Palestinians 'actions ” and inaction ” contributed to the breakdown in the negotiations, can be characterized as absolving the Palestinians of blame."