Example sentences for: acquittal

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

  • Facing the certainty of Clinton's acquittal, a few more Senate Republicans concede they could vote for censure.

  • The Post devotes its entire front page to Clinton's acquittal, yet the Times is the only paper of the big three to headline the sinking of Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein's attempt to force a vote on censure.

  • A related story conveys the isolation felt by many religious conservatives in the wake of the president's acquittal: Like the 1925 Scopes monkey trial, Flytrap may encourage them to withdraw from mainstream America.

  • And after a year and a half of legal wrangling and nationwide protest demonstrations, followed by a three-month trial, Darrow won an acquittal for Haywood, mainly on the grounds that Orchard's testimony was unreliable.

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


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