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vindication

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Noun
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vin=di=ca=tion
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13 in 13 verses (in OT : 13 in 13 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

vindicationn. [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See Vindicate.].
  •  The act of vindicating, or the state of being vindicated; defense; justification against denial or censure; as, the vindication of opinions; his vindication is complete.  [1913 Webster]
    "Occasion for the vindication of this passage in my book."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The claiming a thing as one's own; the asserting of a right or title in, or to, a thing.  Burrill.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

vindication

absolution, acquittal, acquittance, clearance, clearing, compurgation, destigmatization, destigmatizing, discharge, disculpation, dismissal, exculpation, excuse, exoneration, explanation, forgiveness, justification, pardon, purgation, purging, quietus, quittance, rationalization, rehabilitation, reinstatement, release, remission, restoration, verdict of acquittal

ROGET THESAURUS

vindication

Vindication

N vindication, justification, warrant, exoneration, exculpation, acquittal, whitewashing, extenuation, palliation, palliative, softening, mitigation, reply, defense, recrimination, apology, gloss, varnish, plea, salvo, excuse, extenuating circumstances, allowance, allowance to be made, locus paenitentiae, apologist, vindicator, justifier, defendant, justifiable charge, true bill, v, justify, warrant, be an excuse for, lend a color, furnish a handle, vindicate, exculpate, disculpate, acquit, clear, set right, exonerate, whitewash, clear the skirts of, extenuate, palliate, excuse, soften, apologize, varnish, slur, gloze, put a gloss, put a good face upon, mince, gloss over, bolster up, help a lame dog over a stile, advocate, defend, plead one's cause, stand up for, stick up for, speak up for, contend for, speak for, bear out, keep in countenance, support, plead, say in defense, plead ignorance, confess and avoid, propugn, put in a good word for, take the will for the deed, make allowance for, give credit for, do justice to, give one his due, give the Devil his due, make good, prove the truth of, prove one's case, be justified by the event, vindicated, vindicating, exculpatory, apologetic, excusable, defensible, pardonable, venial, veniable, specious, plausible, justifiable, honi sot qui mal y pense, good wine needs no bush.

Counter Evidence

N counter evidence, evidence on the other side, evidence on the other hand, conflicting evidence, contradictory evidence, opposing evidence, disproof, refutation, negation, plea, vindication, counter protest, 'tu quoque' argument, other side of the shield, other side of the coin, reverse of the shield, countervailing, contradictory, unattested, unauthenticated, unsupported by evidence, supposititious, on the contrary, per contra.


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