VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

5. Institutions
Acquittal.

[Antonyms: condemnation.]

[Nouns] acquittal, acquitment; clearance, exculpation; acquittance, clearance, exoneration; discharge (release) [more]; quietus, absolution, compurgation, reprieve, respite; pardon (forgiveness) [more].

[Exemption from punishment] impunity.

[Verbs] acquit, exculpate, exonerate, clear; absolve, whitewash, assoil; discharge, release; liberate [more].

reprieve, respite; pardon (forgive) [more]; let off, let off scot- free.

[Adjectives] acquitted; uncondemned, unpunished, unchastised.

[Phrases] nemo bis punitur pro codem delicto.

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