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absolved

adjective acquitted, adjudged blameless, clear, cleared, discharged, exculpated, excused, exempt, exonerated, forgiven, found not guilty, free, immune, let off, liberated, pardoned, proven innocent, set free, vindicated
See also: blameless, clear, exempt, free, immune
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BEIRUT: Transportation and Public Works Minister Ghazi Zeaiter absolved his ministry Friday of any responsibility for street flooding during heavy rains last week, blaming the failure of drainage systems on private entrepreneurs and other public institutions.
Owen Farrell has been absolved of any responsibility for the ticket issued under his name getting into the hands of a secondary ticketing operator and as such is cleared of any wrongdoing.
She opined that buck had not stopped at NRO, and other issues/verdicts would also follow, although no one around is completely absolved of dirt of corruption, she stated.
PESHAWAR, December 15, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Federation has announced that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be exempted from GST (general sales tax) for a period of two years, while FATA stands absolved of the controversial tax for lifetime.
AL WATAN said that Gemayel had ignored Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's statement in which he absolved Syria of responsibility for his father's killing.
Although not a single leader of the Third Reich - not even Hitler himself - was ever ex-communicated, Galileo was not absolved of heresy until 1992.
REPUBLIC of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni absolved Kevin Kilbane of any blame for the own goal which cost his side two vital World Cup points.
Anne Stockwell (in her From the Editor note) not only wastes my time articulating her views about global warming, she has the audacity to suggest that Governor Schwarzenegger should be absolved for his veto of same-sex marriage legislation in California simply for being green.
Nicholas Austin, 51, who suffered serious spinal injuries, was absolved of any blame for the crash on the island of Menorca.
Officials raced to the scene, fearing some toxic spill in a land dotted with refineries and other industrial plants, but they quickly absolved mankind from blame.
THE instant Los Angeles city officials heard a loud roar from some in the black community after the LAPD Board of Rights absolved Officer Steven Garcia of any wrongdoing in the 2005 shooting death of black teen Devin Brown, they jumped over each other to express indignation and demand reform.
He responded that the election was an "accountability moment" and that our citizenry had absolved him of any wrongdoing, and invested him with "political capital" to do as he sees fit.