Esman insists a lawsuit is a necessary means of vindication for the victims.
Not as consequential a winner, but a happy victory and vindication nonetheless.
The other way is as a vindication of the premise that brought Winfrey to cable in the first place.
When she made the sneers turn to cheers, it was a heartlifting moment, but it was also a moment of vindication.
A verdict that could have provided accountability, vindication, and healing did not happen.
But the New York Legislature failed to give the martyrs their vindication, and permitted them to remain in private life.
He represented that no vindication was necessary, and that none could be of any use.
Properly understood, that doctrine is the vindication of the complete fulness of the personal life of the One God.
Was he too heedless of his wife to listen to the vindication.
Letters may be published against the will of the writer when published bon fide for the purpose of vindication of character.
late 15c., "act of avenging, revenge," from Latin vindicationem (nominative vindicatio) "act of claiming or avenging," from vindicare "to set free, lay claim to, assert, avenge" (related to vindicta "revenge"), probably from vim dicare "to show authority," from vim, accusative of vis "force" + root of dicere "to say" (see diction). Meaning "justification by proof, defense against censure" is attested from 1640s.