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(esp. of an official body) Absolve (to free someone from blame or guilt) (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing, esp. after due consideration of the case. Release someone from (a duty or obligation).
a person who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning.
a person who overemphasizes rules or minor details.
a person who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense.
a person, especially an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.
(in ancient times) a leader of the people.
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