TRUMP ACQUITTED IN IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
UK /əˈkwɪt/ US /əˈkwɪt/ -tt-
[T often passive] to decide officially in a law court that someone is not guilty of a particular crime:
She was acquitted of all the charges against her.
Five months ago he was acquitted on a shoplifting charge.
incite verb [T]
UK /ɪnˈsaɪt/ US /ɪnˈsaɪt/
to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent:
She incited racial hatred by distributing anti-Semitic leaflets.
[+ to infinitive] She was expelled for inciting her classmates to rebel against their teachers.
They denied inciting the crowd to violence.
insurrection noun [C or U]
UK /ˌɪn.sərˈek.ʃən/ US /ˌɪn.sɚˈek.ʃən/
an organized attempt by a group of people to defeat their government and take control of their country, usually by violence:
UK /stɔːm/ US /stɔːrm/
storm verb (ATTACK)
[T] to attack a place or building by entering suddenly in great numbers:
The fortress was stormed by hundreds of soldiers.
UK /kənˈvɪk.ʃən/ US /kənˈvɪk.ʃən/
conviction noun (CRIME)
C2 [C or U] the fact of officially being found to be guilty of a particular crime, or the act of officially finding someone guilty:
Since it was her first conviction for stealing, she was given a less severe sentence.
He has a long record of previous convictions for similar offences.
The conviction of the three demonstrators has caused public outrage locally.
C1 to fail to reach an amount or standard that was expected or hoped for, causing disappointment:
August car sales fell short of the industry's expectations.