Convict and Exculpate


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Convict verb – To find or pronounce guilty.
Usage example: an accused person is presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law

Exculpate is an antonym for convict.
Nearby Words: conviction, convicted, convicting
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Exculpate verb – To free from a charge of wrongdoing.
Usage example: I will present evidence that will exculpate my client

Convict is an antonym for exculpate in forgive topic.
Nearby Words: exculpation, exculpatory, exculpating
Antonyms for Exculpate
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Exculpate or Convict. 2016. Accessed May 27, 2020.

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