Example sentences for: absolve

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

  • Explanations of bad behavior that appeal to genes do not absolve a person any more than do explanations that appeal to upbringing.

  • The media were eager to absolve Albright's parents for abandoning their heritage, but were unable to find anybody making the accusation.

  • The liberal Independent on Sunday , in an editorial headlined "The stained presidency," said that "to anyone sane it was always obvious that impeachment was a hideously inappropriate and disproportionate punishment for President Clinton's 'low crimes and misdemeanours,' " but that didn't absolve the man.

  • The fact that the USS Cole was attacked during the last Administration does not absolve us of responding for the attack," he wrote.

  • Castro was imprisoned and put on trial; his legendary two-hour defense speech, later published as History Will Absolve Me, became a revolutionary manifesto.

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