Example sentences for: acquittal

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

  • USA Today leads with the acquittal of Marine pilot Richard Ashby in connection with the deaths of 20 people that occurred when the airplane he was piloting struck an Italian ski lift in 1998.

  • The majority of newspapers around the world disapproved of the impeachment trial of President Clinton and hoped for his acquittal.

  • A WP front-pager reports on a new poll finding that most Americans approve of the Senate acquittal of President Clinton but blame him for the impeachment trial.

  • The magazine enlists 22 pundits to opine about the president's acquittal.

  • Veteran political activist Paul Weyrich urged fellow conservatives to "drop out" of society . In a letter posted on his Web site following President Clinton's acquittal, Weyrich said: 1) "the United States is very close to becoming a state totally dominated by an alien ideology"; 2) Republican campaigns for the presidency in such an environment are futile; and 3) to "make sure that we and our children are not infected," conservatives "need some sort of quarantine."


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