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Daemon
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exculpate

(verb) To clear of guilt or blame.

Synonyms: acquit, assoil, exonerate, discharge, clear

Usage: He was exculpated from the charge when the real criminal confessed.
NeuroticHellFem
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So, if I deliberately frame someone, am i 'cuplating' them?

When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
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i was exonerated after a witness saw who was a fault
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To exculpate means to find someone not guilty of criminal charges. If you've been wrongly accused of robbery, you'd better hope a judge will exculpate you, unless you want to go to jail because you've heard prison food is amazing.

Exculpate comes from two Latin words: ex-, meaning "from," and culpa, meaning "blame." Exculpate is similar in meaning to exonerate. When you exonerate someone, you clear a person of an accusation and any suspicion that goes along with it. Exculpate usually refers more directly to clearing the charges against someone. So if that judge exculpates you from the robbery charge, everyone in town might still think you did it. Get him to exculpate and exonerate you.

http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/exculpate
Dialectrum
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Thanks to advanced DNA testing, many innocent prisoners have been exculpated from their charges
Barnacle Barney Bill
Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:06:51 PM

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NeuroticHellFem wrote: So, if I deliberately frame someone, am i 'cuplating' them?

It is good to know I am not the only one whose mind works with an amusing twist. My favorite sign is " Automobiles Prohibited". I always thought; what about "Automobiles Hibited". Whistle
excaelis
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There have been times when I've wished I could excopulate myself from someone....Angel

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NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Friday, November 21, 2014 9:48:10 AM

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Barnacle Barney Bill wrote:
NeuroticHellFem wrote: So, if I deliberately frame someone, am i 'cuplating' them?

It is good to know I am not the only one whose mind works with an amusing twist. My favorite sign is " Automobiles Prohibited". I always thought; what about "Automobiles Hibited". Whistle

My mother is dyslexic, & we've had some surreal conversations, both of us trying to work out what the other was saying & getting nowhere. That's why I see things like this. I'm good at cryptic crosswords for this reason. I should write a dyslexicon.

'Hibited' is a weird one: someone can be inhibited, yet the opposite of inhibited is UNinhibited! Surely someone who's not inhibited is 'hibited'. If 'hibited' means the same as 'uninhibited', how is this behaviour manifested by an automobile? Does it drip oil indiscreetly, in front of women & children? Does it backfire at impolite moments?

Don't get me started on the flammable/inflammable argument. The state of the English language is double-plus ungood indeed, to quote Orwell.


When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
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