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free from wrongdoing; guiltless.
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|Adj.||1.||clean-handed - free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"|
exculpatory - clearing of guilt or blame
righteous - characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
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