Example sentences for: acquit

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

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

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

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

  • But Harkin's purpose was equally strategic: to break out of that box, dispense with witnesses, set aside persuasive facts and inconvenient law, and instead acquit Clinton based on the undefined "public good."

  • 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.


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