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I don’t condone or condemn recreational use, but if you think “I’ll go to Burning Man and heal my depression by scoring some molly,” you might be disappointed.

He later clarified that he didn’t “condone or support the violence and lawlessness that took place.”

There is no policy barring an officer from doing what’s shown in the video, but “there is a code of conduct on how we should carry ourselves in public,” Kelly said, adding that the sheriff’s office does not “condone” the deputy’s behavior.

“A vote to follow the subcommittee’s … recommendation … is a vote to condone the lapses in good governance and proper diligence that ultimately led to AB 805,” he said.

“We do not condone or tolerate verbal or physical abuse of our flight crews, who are responsible for the safety of our passengers,” Mainz said.

In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”

The union does not under any circumstance condone violence of any kind, including against police officers.

On Thursday, Bridenstine responded that he “did not condone” the comments calling for Obama to be executed.

The grand intelligent design blueprint surely would not and could not condone such a partition.

If you ignore wrongdoing,” said Clohessy, “you condone wrongdoing.

Whatever the past had been, Lady Hartledon appeared to condone it; at least she no longer openly resented it to her husband.

Their admitted reverence for Sheitan constitutes an abomination which neither Moslem nor Christian can condone.

No just-minded person, whatever his sympathies, can condone such unfair and un-British tactics of war.

In the study of war we should seek the causes, be impersonal, and neither condone nor accuse.

Her uncle is wrapped up in her, and so proud of her being a Duchess that he would condone anything.


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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to condone, such as: excuse, forget, forgive, ignore, wink at, and buy.

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