Synonyms and Antonyms of apology
an explanation that frees one from fault or blame <her standard apology for her chronic tardiness is the ever-present congestion on the highways> Synonyms alibi, excuse, defense, justification, plea, reasonRelated Words color, guise, pretense (or pretence), pretext, rationale, rationalization, vindication, whitewash; cop-out, out; acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), atonement, confession; extenuation, palliation
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