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  1. List of paraphrases for "excuses":

    apologies, pretexts, justifications, pretences, apologize, excuse

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#15033apologize
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#18958excuses
#42648justifications
#135262pretexts
#144984pretences

How to use excuses in a sentence?

  1. Darren Huston:

    There's an entrepreneur right now, scared to death, making excuses, saying, 'It's not the right time just yet.' There's no such thing as a good time. I started an apparel manufacturing business in the tech-boom years. I mean, come on. Get out of your garage and go take a chance and start your business.

  2. Maria Sharapova:

    I totally understand that, you know, everyone usually does post interviews and answers a few questions to the crowd, it's absolutely normal. I don't -- I'm not making any excuses or -- but I've got to do what I have to do.

  3. Felicity Huffman:

    There are no excuses or justifications for my actions, period.

  4. Lisa Collins:

    It would actually get rid of one of the primary excuses or reasons why North Korea has not produced a list.

  5. Education Bill Bennett:

    I'll tell you one thing it means, you don't take any excuses anymore from anybody who says,' The deck is stacked, I can't do anything.'.


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