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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exculpation  \Ex`cul*pa"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  LL  exculpatio.] 
  The  act  of  exculpating  from  alleged  fault  or  crime;  that 
  which  exculpates;  excuse. 
 
  These  robbers,  however,  were  men  who  might  have  made 
  out  a  strong  case  in  exculpation  of  themselves. 
  --Southey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exculpation 
  n  :  the  act  of  freeing  from  guilt  or  blame 




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