excuse oneself

Definition of excuse oneself

  1. :  to say politely that one has to leave Excusing himself, he quickly rose from the table and left the room.

Word by Word Definitions

excuseplay
  1. :  to make apology for

    :  to try to remove blame from

    :  to forgive entirely or disregard as of trivial import :  regard as excusable

  1. :  the act of excusing

    :  something offered as justification or as grounds for being excused

    :  an expression of regret for failure to do something

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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