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synonyms for de-fenses

  • apology
  • approval
  • argument
  • basis
  • confirmation
  • explanation
  • pretext
  • rationale
  • rationalization
  • vindication
  • absolution
  • account
  • acquittal
  • advocacy
  • answer
  • apologia
  • cop-out
  • defense
  • exculpation
  • exoneration
  • extenuation
  • grounds
  • idea
  • mitigation
  • palliation
  • palliative
  • plea
  • rebuttal
  • reply
  • response
  • sanctification
  • story
  • support
  • validation
  • warrant
  • wherefore
  • raison d'être
  • song and dance
  • whatfor
  • whitewashing
  • whole idea
  • why and wherefore

antonyms for de-fenses

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  • charge
  • indictment
  • opposition
  • question
  • request
  • sentence
        • denial
        • rejection
                        • censure
                        • condemnation
                        • blame
                        • charge
                        • conviction
                        • guilt
                        • indictment
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