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Exoneration

Ex`on`er`a´tion
n.1.The act of disburdening, discharging, or freeing morally from a charge or imputation; also, the state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
Noun1.exoneration - the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation
2.exoneration - the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"
Synonyms: vindication

EXONERATION. The taking off a burden or duty.
     2. It is a rule in the distribution of an intestate's estate that the debts which he himself contracted, and for which be mortgaged his land as security, shall be paid out of the personal estate in exoneration of the real.
     3. But when the real estate is charged with the payment of a mortgage at the time the intestate buys it, and the purchase is made subject to it, the personal. is not in that case to be applied, in exoneration of the real estate. 2 Pow. Mortg. 780; 5 Hayw. 57; 3 Johns. Ch. R. 229.
     4. But the rule for exonerating the real estate out of the personal, does not apply against specific or pecuniary legatees, nor the widow's right to paraphernalia, and with reason not against the interest of creditors. 2 Ves. jr. 64; 1 P. Wms. 693; Id. 729; 2 Id. 120,335; 3 Id. 367. Vide Pow. Mortg. Index, h.t.

absolution, acquittal, acquittance, amnesty, clearance, clearing, compurgation, destigmatization, destigmatizing, discharge, disculpation, dismissal, exculpation, excuse, exemption, forgiveness, grace, immunity, indemnity, pardon, purgation, purging, quietus, quittance, redemption, release, remission, remission of sin, reprieve, shrift, sparing, verdict of acquittal, vindication
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