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noun as in exception

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The mutual lessons go beyond the problems of Hasbara, the art of excusing my violence over yours.

But he made a huge mistake, and I am certainly not excusing it, there is absolutely no way to excuse it.

Old Warrender retired to his study in a rather excited frame of mind, excusing himself on the ground of his age.

In excusing the Freedom of your Satyr, you urge that it galls no body, because nobody minds it enough to be mended by it.

Lynn came in with Charley, and the latter, excusing himself for an hour after supper, left Ida and the young artist together.

Next she was heard discussing and excusing the most heinous crimes of which human nature can be guilty.

You might have done me the service of not excusing yourself to the squire when he came here, in such a way as to implicate me.


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On this page you'll find 218 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excusing, such as: flexible, soft, accommodating, amenable, benign, and biddable.

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