exoration

exoration

(ˌɛksɔːˈreɪʃən)
n
obsolete a plea or entreaty
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Of course, to most of us, the idea of nonprison sentence is tantamount to exoration; a criminal sentenced to probation has effectively "gotten off." And there's a reason for that impression: Unless the probationer is required by the sentencing judge to perform specific tasks, probation is a charade.