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Synonyms for extenuatingex·ten·u·at·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuatingadjective

    partially excusing or justifying

    "extenuating circumstances"

    Antonyms:
    inculpative, inculpatory

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  1. List of paraphrases for "extenuating":

    attenuating, mitigating

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How to use extenuating in a sentence?

  1. Lynn Neils:

    It is high, but the prosecutors obviously felt there were extenuating circumstances that justified the enhancements.

  2. Brandi Shah:

    In Alabama, at a state level, a person's right to health care -- in this case abortion -- has been lost, the right to make life-changing decisions about pregnancy has been taken away from pregnant people even in extenuating cases of rape, incest, or risk to the life of a woman.

  3. Troy Olsson:

    Vanishing delivery vehicles could extend military and civilian operational capabilities in extenuating circumstances where currently there is no means to provide additional support.

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