"acquit" in the verb sense
1. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
2. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry
behave in a certain manner
"She carried herself well"
"he bore himself with dignity"
"They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
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