Assoil

Definition of Assoil

As`soil´
v. t.1.To set free; to release.
Till from her hands the spright assoiled is.
- Spenser.
2.To solve; to clear up.
Any child might soon be able to assoil this riddle.
- Bp. Jewel.
3.To set free from guilt; to absolve.
Acquitted and assoiled from the guilt.
- Dr. H. More.
Many persons think themselves fairly assoiled, because they are . . . not of scandalous lives.
- Jer. Taylor.
4.To expiate; to atone for.
Let each act assoil a fault.
- E. Arnold.
5.To remove; to put off.
She soundly slept, and careful thoughts did quite assoil.
- Spenser.
1.To soil; to stain.
Ne'er assoil my cobwebbed shield.
- Wordsworth.

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acquit, clear, discharge, exculpate, exonerate, judge, label, pronounce, purge, vindicate, whitewash
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