Example sentences for: acquittal

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

  • 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.

  • Veteran political activist Paul Weyrich urged fellow conservatives to "drop out" of society . In a letter posted on his Web site following President Clinton's acquittal, Weyrich said: 1) "the United States is very close to becoming a state totally dominated by an alien ideology"; 2) Republican campaigns for the presidency in such an environment are futile; and 3) to "make sure that we and our children are not infected," conservatives "need some sort of quarantine."

  • Liberal editorialists paired it with the acquittal/mistrial of Susan McDougal, which they portrayed as a similar rebuke to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr.

  • The spin war over who was right or wrong doesn't end with Clinton's acquittal.

  • The upbeat spin: The obstruction conviction makes up for the manslaughter acquittal by reaffirming (especially to angry Italians) that U.S. military misdeeds won't go unpunished.

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