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.


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