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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To clear of guilt or blame.
From Latin ex- (from) + culpa (blame). Earliest documented use: 1656.
"It did not exculpate a killer from responsibility, but it did save them from the gallows."
A Provocation to Change; The Age (Melbourne, Australia); Sep 24, 2003.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The vine that has grown old on an old tree falls with the ruin of that tree and through that bad companionship must perish with it. -Leonardo da Vinci, painter, engineer, musician, and scientist (1452-1519)