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excuses

see definition of excuses
  • nounreason, explanation
  • verbforgive, absolve; justify
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Synonyms for excuses

noun reason, explanation
  • alibi
  • apology
  • justification
  • pretext
  • rationalization
  • substitute
  • trick
  • cleanup
  • cover
  • defense
  • disguise
  • evasion
  • expedient
  • extenuation
  • grounds
  • jive
  • makeshift
  • mitigation
  • plea
  • regrets
  • routine
  • semblance
  • shift
  • song
  • stall
  • stopgap
  • story
  • subterfuge
  • vindication
  • whitewash
  • cop-out
  • cover story
  • coverup
  • fish story
  • song and dance
  • why and wherefore

Antonyms for excuses

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