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synonyms for extenuating circumstances

  • exoneration
  • revenge
  • justification
  • substantiation
  • compurgation
  • mitigating circumstances
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antonyms for extenuating circumstances

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  • blame
  • charge
  • conviction
  • guilt
  • indictment
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How to use extenuating circumstances in a sentence

This was no strange sight to the boy by that time, but it was awkward in the circumstances, for he had neither gun nor spear.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
To advance in such circumstances was out of the question, he therefore set about building a miniature hut of snow.
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I was four hours under these circumstances, expecting, and indeed wishing, every moment to be my last.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Never before in human experience had such a display of kindly feeling and profound regret been witnessed in similar circumstances.
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It is a notable fact that under the wholly unusual circumstances prevailing, the recovery was so prompt and effective.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
He has become by brute force of circumstances a sort of collectivist, puzzled only as to how much of a collectivist to be.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Indeed, indeed, Mr. Spurrell, we couldn't think of troubling you under the circumstances!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
A child, under exactly similar circumstances as far as its knowledge goes, cannot very well curse God and die.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Under the pressing circumstances the military authorities pretended to be doing something there, and sent up a commission.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES

  • compurgation
  • exoneration
  • extenuating circumstances
  • justification
  • mitigating circumstances
  • revenge
  • substantiation
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