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assoil

This word appears in Fatal Revenant in the form ‘unassoiled’.

SYLLABICATION: as·soil

PRONUNCIATION: ə-soil

TRANSITIVE VERB: Inflected forms: as·soiled, as·soil·ing, as·soils
Archaic 1. To absolve; pardon. 2. To atone for.

ETYMOLOGY: Middle English assoilen, from Old French assoldre, assoil-, from Latin absolvere, to set free : ab-, away; see ab-1 + solvere, to loosen; see leu- in Appendix I.

OTHER FORMS: as·soilment -NOUN

Source: Bartelby.com.

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