solv-, -solu-, solut-, -sol, -soluble, -solubility, -solvent

(Latin: loosen, to loose; to dissolve; to untie, to set free)

absolver (s) (noun), absolvers (pl)
Someone who has authority to pronounce a person clear of guilt or blame: The priest was an absolver of the sins of Phillip who had strived to overcome his moral indiscretions and petty misdeeds.
I acquit.

A judge acquitting a person after a trial may say, "Absolvo!" It's also a term employed by a jury when voting for the acquittal of the accused.

It was used in the Roman courts but not in the Roman Assemblies.

aerosol (s) (noun), aerosols (pl)
1. A blend of liquid droplets and solid particles which are supported in a gaseous medium: Aerosols are dispersed into the air in the form of a fine mist , smoke, or fog!
: 2. A product that is packaged under pressure and contains therapeutically or chemically active ingredients: Aerosols are intended for topical application, inhalation, or introduction into body orifices.
assoil, assoils, assoiled, assoilling (verb forms)
1. Archaic, to absolve; to acquit, to pardon.
2. To atone for.
1. A pronouncement by a judge of not being guilty of criminal charges.
2. The act of assoiling, or state of being assoiled; absolution; acquittal.
crisis resolution
In psychiatry, the development of effective adaptive and coping methods to resolve a mental or emotional crisis.
dissolute (adjective), more dissolute, most dissolute
A reference to spending too much time and money on physical pleasures in a way that many people consider immoral and physically harmful: Sam's uncle was a dissolute person who consumed liquor so much that he was almost always drunk.
An immorall person.
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A reference to someone who is not concerned with living a proper life.
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dissolvable (adjective), more dissolvable, most dissolvable
Capable of being diluted or dispersed: Some substances are dissolvable in water, like sugar when it disappears by mixing it with boiling water.