In explaining away the difficulties to her, he explained them away to himself, also.
This was the Parliamentarian way of explaining away their defeat.
And I think we can quit worrying about explaining away the money angle.
Forgotten, we say, since surely forgetfulness is the true origin of many futile attempts at explaining away essential principles.
I ventured to tell her so last night, in explaining away a little misapprehension that had existed between us.
There was no explaining away or excusing what Roger had done; she was too fair-minded to try.
The imam then, with a most solemn oath, abjured the idea of explaining away his words, or seeking absolution for perjury.
She was explaining away his alarms, when she heard her brother's voice, and found her arm drawn into his.
But I do not see my way clear to satisfying them by denying or explaining away the evident character of knowledge itself.
He gave them of his best, explaining away such as he could of the difficulties which had confronted him.