Definitions for "Exculpate"
To clear from alleged fault or guilt; to prove to be guiltless; to relieve of blame; to acquit.
To free from blame or accusation, particularly in matters of small importance. Compare exonerate.
Something that excuses or justifies a wrong action. Executor That person specifically appointed by a testator to administer the will ensuring that final wishes are respected (i.e. that the will is properly "executed"). An executor is a personal representative.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"