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rationalize

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  • verbmake excuse; justify
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Synonyms for rationalize

verb make excuse; justify
  • justify
  • deliberate
  • elucidate
  • excise
  • excuse
  • extenuate
  • reason
  • reconcile
  • resolve
  • think
  • vindicate
  • account for
  • apply logic
  • cop a plea
  • cop out
  • explain away
  • give alibi
  • intellectualize
  • make allowance
  • reason out
  • think through

More words related to rationalize

centralize

verb. concentrate, draw toward a point

centralized

verb. concentrate, draw toward a point

cop out

verb. abandon, quit

copping out

verb. abandon, quit

defend

verb. show support for

defending

verb. show support for
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