Example sentences for: acquitted

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

  • But, as Huffington noted, Armey has not acquitted himself well with his effort to keep up appearances.

  • Two employees were acquitted of lying on repair records.

  • Last week, former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy was acquitted of charges that he illegally accepted gratuities.

  • On the other hand, they risk being victimized by criminals who have been falsely acquitted (or by others who were emboldened to become criminals because of the frequency of false acquittals).

  • She was acquitted of obstructing Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's investigation (by refusing to testify against the Clintons) and got a mistrial on the remaining charges of criminal contempt because the jury was deadlocked.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...