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Synonyms for excuses

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  1. List of paraphrases for "excuses":

    apologies, pretexts, justifications, pretences, apologize, excuse

How to pronounce excuses?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say excuses in sign language?

  1. excuses

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8557excuse
#15033apologize
#15589apologies
#18958excuses
#42648justifications
#135262pretexts
#144984pretences

How to use excuses in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Bonga Nomvete:

    A life that is defended by excuses has become comfortable in defeat, it has settled for mediocrity and is destined for failure.

  2. Sophocles:

    The end excuses any evil.

  3. Tony Scott:

    We said, 'Run hard for the next 30 days and get big progress on these things. No excuses, just get it done,'.

  4. Derrick Coleman:

    If you have a disability, and you're letting that disability affect your performance, you make excuses, football was the first thing [where] I didn't want to make excuses for this. I just want to play.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Every so seemed/called failure is traceable to an excuse. That infers, there can be no failure until there is an excuse. I mean, it takes an excuse to be/remain a failure in anything in life. Yes of course, whoever that often gives an excuse is as well likely to achieve little things or nothing in his/her lifetime. So, hence forth do give less excuses or no excuse at all.


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