Definition of exculpation:
- acquittal (part of speech: noun)
- vindication (part of speech: noun)
During the king's vain inquiries respecting the manner in which Wallace's letter had been conveyed to the apartment, they had ventured to throw hints of Bruce having been the agent, by some secret means, and that however innocent the queen might be, he certainly evinced, by such solicitude for her exculpation, a more than usual interest in her person.- "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
- "The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009.
- "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.