Synonyms of exculpation


1. excuse, alibi, exculpation, self-justification, defense, defence, vindication

usage: a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"

2. exculpation, forgiveness, pardon

usage: the act of freeing from guilt or blame

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