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?

  • 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.

  • Here two possible answers: 1) Gingrich's low-turnout, put-em-to-sleep strategy for the 1998 election was a disaster, which in turn encouraged Republican senators to acquit the president.

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

  • 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.


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