exonerate

(Verb)

(especially of an official body) To absolve someone of blame or wrong.

Sentence:

“The results of the DNA test finally exonerated the man, but only after he wasted 10 years of his life in prison.”

(Retrieved from Merriam-Webster online)

Synonyms:

Absolve, Acquit, Clear, Exculpate, Vindicate

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