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We can construct excuses based on the evil that occurred September 11th.

About our Eric Garners—too fat, too scared, too noncompliant, too many kids—there are always, as Flagg knows well, excuses.

There should be no more excuses for inaction on violence against women.

“Well we have a new parliament and there are no excuses left,” he says darkly.

Our first film was all visual with no sound, and it turned into No More Excuses—which is five shorts in one intercut.

How clumsy seemed my own excuses for coming at all, compared to his pleasure at finding her at home!

The woman seemed very reluctant to accept the offer, pleading various excuses.

Isabel told him politely never to ride out without using the telephone first, and had her excuses already coined.

Besides, he was willing to admit that there were excuses for Cassidy, and there was a certain quiet tenacity in him.

At last I have had a letter from Deyverdun, wretched excuses, nothing done, vexatious enough.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excuses, such as: justification, alibi, apology, trick, rationalization, and pretext.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.