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 Meanings and Examples of VINDICATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
vindicate
 v.  clear from blame; exonerate; maintain, uphold, or defend
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  I am not wont to be baffled in my enterprises, nor needs a Norman noble scrupulously to vindicate his conduct to the Saxon maiden whom he distinguishes by the offer of his hand.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  And here we cannot but think it necessary to offer some better proof than the incidents of an idle tale, to vindicate the melancholy representation of manners which has been just laid before the reader.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  Nor will I even vindicate myself at the expense of my oppressor, who stands there listening to the fictions and surmises which seem to convert the tyrant into the victim.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  There can be no possible belief that these people were inspired by any consuming zeal to vindicate God's law against miscegnationists of the most practical sort.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
5  It were impossible to say what violent assertion the stubborn Hawkeye would have next made, in his headlong wish to vindicate his identity, had not the aged Delaware once more interposed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
6  And my happiness needs no higher aim to vindicate it.
Anthem By Ayn Rand
Get Context   In PART ELEVEN
7  I knew that I was right, and that time and the sober second thought of the people would vindicate me.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
8  I am here obliged to vindicate the reputation of an excellent lady, who was an innocent sufferer upon my account.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
9  Miss Bart made this announcement in the tone of one who presents, with careless assurance, a complete vindication; but Mrs. Fisher received it in a manner almost inconsequent.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
10  Once again, Lily had withdrawn from an ambiguous situation in time to save her self-respect, but too late for public vindication.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
11  What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
12  Also, the tall soldier received his vindication.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
13  There was an amount of pleasure to him in watching the wild march of this vindication.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
14  In a defeat there would be a roundabout vindication of himself.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
15  A moral vindication was regarded by the youth as a very important thing.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  The lawyer's goal was to vindicate her client and prove him innocent on all charges.
2  It's so easy to criticize someone else's culture when there is no chance of vindication from the other party.
3  The decision to include Morris in the team was completely vindicated when he scored three goals.
4  The charges are false, and we are sure we will be vindicated in court.
5  The director said he had been vindicated by the experts' report.
6  The report fully vindicated the unions.