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extenuating

see definition of extenuating
  • adjserving as an excuse
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Synonyms for extenuating

adj serving as an excuse
  • condoning
  • diminishing
  • justifying
  • lessening
  • mitigating
  • moderating
  • palliating
  • qualifying
  • reducing
  • sanitizing
  • softening
  • varnishing
  • whitewashing

More words related to extenuating

redeeming

adjective. offsetting
  • compensating
  • compensatory
  • extenuating
  • extenuatory
  • qualifying
  • redemptive
  • saving
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