The overriding reaction among progressives to the election result was relief, yes, but also a sense of vindication.
Esman insists a lawsuit is a necessary means of vindication for the victims.
Not as consequential a winner, but a happy victory and vindication nonetheless.
The other way is as a vindication of the premise that brought Winfrey to cable in the first place.
For Republicans who have staked their entire message on opposition to Obamacare, this looks like vindication.
But the New York Legislature failed to give the martyrs their vindication, and permitted them to remain in private life.
It is not the authors intention to enter into a minute vindication of this plan.
Properly understood, that doctrine is the vindication of the complete fulness of the personal life of the One God.
But the vindication of this part is not to be exhausted in a single letter.
Letters may be published against the will of the writer when published bon fide for the purpose of vindication of character.
late 15c., "act of avenging, revenge," from Latin vindicationem (nominative vindicatio) "act of claiming or avenging," from vindicare "to set free, lay claim to, assert, avenge" (related to vindicta "revenge"), probably from vim dicare "to show authority," from vim, accusative of vis "force" + root of dicere "to say" (see diction). Meaning "justification by proof, defense against censure" is attested from 1640s.