Example sentences for: acquit

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

  • How can we make sure trials convict molesters and acquit the falsely accused?

  • Could scans showing diminished impulse control—a function controlled by several regions of the brain, including the striatum and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex—be used to support more lenient sentencing, or even acquit a defendant, because he couldn't control his violent impulses?

  • The Post is also alone in noting that Bumpers broke new ground for President Clinton's defenders by explicitly citing Clinton's high poll numbers as a reason to acquit.

  • Most historians agree that in voting to acquit Johnson, Ross did the right thing--but, they would add, for the wrong reasons.

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


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