Guilt and regret

exculpate
(v)
EX-cǝl-pate
Meaning

clear from blame

1st Sample Sentence

I and my lawyers are confident that this new evidence will exculpate me of the false charges that have been brought against me.

Root

ex (from)#culpa (blame fault) (Latin)

Synonyms

exculpate, exonerate, vindicate

Mnemonics

exculpate sounds like ex-culprit = culprit. but now he has been cleared of the charges.

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