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Synonyms for extenuation
ɪkˌstɛn yuˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuation, mitigation(noun)

    a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances

    Synonyms:
    palliation, mitigation, moderation

  2. extenuation, mitigation, palliation(noun)

    to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

    Synonyms:
    palliation, mitigation, moderation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extenuation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    diminution, abatement, mitigation

  2. extenuation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    palliation, excuse, apology

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