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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: 1. To free from blame. 2. To release from a task or obligation.
From Latin ex- (from) + onus (burden), which also gave English onus and onerous. Earliest documented use: 1524.
“The five teenagers spent years in prison before being exonerated.”
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give. -P.D. James, novelist (3 Aug 1920-2014)