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extenuate

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  • verblessen, mitigate
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Synonyms for extenuate

verb lessen, mitigate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • downplay
  • excuse
  • justify
  • minimize
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • qualify
  • reduce
  • soften
  • make allowances

Antonyms for extenuate

  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to extenuate

attenuate

verb. weaken

attenuated

verb. weaken

debilitate

verb. incapacitate

debilitating

verb. incapacitate

diminish

verb. become or cause to be less

diminished

verb. become or cause to be less
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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