Sentence Examples


  • He was acquitted, and a charge of bribery against him also proved unsuccessful.
  • The High Court acquitted him, and criticism then fell upon the government.
  • Though Gilbert was acquitted, the fact of his being brought to trial illustrates the growing spirit of suspicion.
  • In both positions she acquitted herself with marked ability.
  • She was acquitted by Agamemnon; but, as Polymestor foretold, she was turned into a dog, and her grave became a mark for ships (Ovid, Metam.