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assoil (əˈsɔɪl Pronunciation for assoil


verb (transitive)

  1. to absolve; set free
  2. to atone for

Word Origin

C13: from Old French assoldre, from Latin absolvere to absolve

Example Sentences Including 'assoil'

He pronounced Aylward dead, God assoil him, and said that his death was due to a potent poison.
Grace, C.L A Shrine of Murders


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