Synonyms for extenuating

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But really, you know, where are the extenuating circumstances?

"There may be some extenuating circumstances in your case—but I doubt it," he said.

There were extenuating circumstances about what Lafe Wynn had done.

Then he sat down: he had made no mention of extenuating circumstances.

The jury brought in a verdict of guilty with extenuating circumstances.

It is a time when the truth, all the truth, might be accepted as an extenuating circumstance.

"Yes; but that is cause, not extenuating circumstance," Whittenden objected.

The writer of the essay admits that there may be extenuating circumstances.

I think it was the worst thing I did; yet there were extenuating circumstances.

But were there not some extenuating circumstances in my favor.

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