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Synonyms for extenuate

verb lessen, mitigate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • downplay
  • excuse
  • justify
  • minimize
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • qualify
  • reduce
  • soften
  • make allowances

Antonyms for extenuate

  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
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.
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