Example sentences for: acquittal

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

  • The GOP's most remarkable complaint is that if the Senate votes not to remove Clinton, the White House will stage another "pep rally" and will spin the vote not just as an "acquittal" but as an "exoneration."

  • Democrats vote unanimously for acquittal, joined by 10 Republicans on perjury and five on obstruction.

  • 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 WP and NYT make it clear just how sweeping the acquittal was: Not only was Ashby cleared of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide but also of charges of dereliction of duty and destruction of property, even though he was flying lower and faster than the rules allowed.

  • I'm reminded here of a column she wrote on William Kennedy Smith, which (if I recall it correctly) made the argument--never established, save on the grounds of emotional identification with his accuser--that his acquittal was proof of the flaws in our legal system.


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