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Exculpate

Exculpate \ˈek-(ˌ)skəl-ˌpāt/ Transitive verb

Means
to clear from alleged fault or guilt; exonerate

Comes from Medieval Latin exculpatus, past participle of exculpare, from Latin ex- + culpa blame (1681)

Example Being on vacation in a remote area with no electricity may exculpate me in regards to missing my word last week but I still feel like a bum about it.
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