[ ik-skuhl-puh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ɪkˈskʌl pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
tending to clear from a charge of fault or guilt.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exculpatorynon·ex·cul·pa·to·ry, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH exculpatoryexculpatory inculpatory
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