Example sentences for: acquit

How can you use “acquit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Olympia Snowe's announcement that she will vote to acquit President Clinton on both impeachment articles means there's a very good chance the perjury charge won't even get a simple majority, and some chance that the obstruction charge won't either.

  • But the Steele jury--unlike the jury in the recent trial of Susan McDougal, with which Steele's trial is often twinned--did not acquit her of any of the four charges against her.

  • Some critical race theorists argue that black jurors should acquit guilty black defendants in protest of the unjust system.

  • Every impeachment junkie has by now heard the tale of the valiant Edmund Ross, the Republican senator who in 1868 broke party ranks to acquit the impeached President Andrew Johnson.

  • Meanwhile, Republicans turn against censure, accusing its Democratic backers of "seeking cover" for voting to acquit President Clinton.

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