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It is not clear to me how that point absolves clinicians from providing data to support their views, particularly when their views conflict with existing data.
But somehow it seems a little more embarrassing for a priest who, let's say, absolves someone of their "fish" (pescados) instead of their "sins" (pecados).
sign a certificate of insurance that absolves you of responsibility should they have an accident on the job.
In The New Republic, Pipes wrote that while Solzhenitsyn is too eager to exonerate czarist Russia of mistreating its Jewish subjects, and as a consequence is sometimes insensitive to the latter's predicament, "at least he absolves himself of the taint of anti-Semitism.
Miner, who believes that historical consciousness is the necessary premise of any genealogical project, and, following Nietzsche, makes a sharp distinction between historical spirit and historical scholarship, indirectly absolves Vico's questionable scholarship and condemns American philosophers for their lack of Historismus.
Moreover, blaming the Israelis, as the Guardian is wont to do, is an exercise in scapegoating that absolves terrorists as well as much of the Arab world: Recall that when Jordan and Egypt held the West Bank and the Gaza Strip they did not mention Palestinian statehood.
And in "setting Sam up" Thomson obviously imagines it absolves him from being a two-timing rat.