Thesaurus / extenuating circumstances

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Those milk-sops on the jury are just capable of according him extenuating circumstances.
THE WIDOW LEROUGEEMILE GABORIAU
I hope the recording angel will take into account the extenuating circumstances of that lie.
If there be extenuating circumstances favorable to the warrior Cacami, your king prays the court to employ them to his advantage.
A PRINCE OF ANAHUACJAMES A. PORTER
With consummate audacity Pierre now hopes there may be found some "extenuating circumstances" in his own case.
OSWALD LANGDONCARSON JAY LEE
Can you not consider this a plea for extenuating circumstances?
The judge could see as well as they could all the extenuating circumstances—perhaps better.
THE FINANCIERTHEODORE DREISER
No explanation or extenuating circumstances can be attempted in that deep confusion.
BLUEBELLMRS. GEORGE CROFT HUDDLESTON
I will gladly hear any extenuating circumstances that you may give, for I am loth to believe that you are guilty of treachery.
A DAUGHTER OF THE UNIONLUCY FOSTER MADISON
The only thing now is to heal the present disappointment by extenuating circumstances.
TANCREDBENJAMIN DISRAELI
There were, however, extenuating circumstances, in that a vast quantity of provisions had been seized at Jacobsdal.

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