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make allowances

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  • as injustify
  • as inextenuate

synonyms for make allowances

  • advocate
  • condone
  • confirm
  • countenance
  • defend
  • explain
  • favor
  • maintain
  • rationalize
  • support
  • sustain
  • uphold
  • validate
  • vindicate
  • warrant
  • absolve
  • acquit
  • alibi
  • approve
  • assert
  • brief
  • claim
  • clear
  • contend
  • crawl
  • establish
  • exculpate
  • excuse
  • exonerate
  • legalize
  • palliate
  • pardon
  • plead
  • rebut
  • square
  • verify
  • answer for
  • apologize for
  • argue for
  • be answerable for
  • bear out
  • cop a plea
  • do justice to
  • make good
  • show cause
  • speak in favor
  • stand up for
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antonyms for make allowances

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  • attack
  • condemn
  • contradict
  • deny
  • desert
  • disapprove
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • reject
  • veto
  • accuse
  • blame
  • charge
  • convict
  • damn
  • disagree
  • disprove
  • incriminate
  • invalidate
  • punish
  • sentence
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How to use make allowances in a sentence

And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MAKE ALLOWANCES

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • downplay
  • excuse
  • justify
  • make allowances
  • minimize
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • qualify
  • reduce
  • soften
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