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justifying

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  • verblegitimize, substantiate
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Synonyms for justifying

verb legitimize, substantiate

Antonyms for justifying

  • attack
  • condemn
  • contradict
  • deny
  • desert
  • disapprove
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • reject
  • veto
  • accuse
  • blame
  • charge
  • convict
  • damn
  • disagree
  • disprove
  • incriminate
  • invalidate
  • punish
  • sentence
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to justifying

explanatory

adjective. descriptive

extenuating

adjective. serving as an excuse
  • condoning
  • diminishing
  • justifying
  • lessening
  • mitigating
  • moderating
  • palliating
  • qualifying
  • reducing
  • sanitizing
  • softening
  • varnishing
  • whitewashing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.