verb (used with object), ex·cul·pat·ed, ex·cul·pat·ing.
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In other words, such is the desire which every one has to exculpate himself by blackening his neighbour.Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
But she turned to me, and tried to exculpate her past violence by dilating upon her wrongs, and they certainly were many.My Lady Ludlow|Elizabeth Gaskell
Four men were nearer to Mr. Davis than Byrnes was, and all of them exculpate Mr. Davis.
In the Beowulf it was even desirable, as explained above, to go further, and completely to exculpate the Danish watchers.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
I am very sorry this has occurred, but you at least will exculpate me from the charge of coquetry.Clemence|Retta Babcock