excuses 1 of 2

plural of excuse
as in justifications
an explanation that frees one from fault or blame "a really important business call" is no excuse for not paying proper attention to one's driving

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of excuse

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“Excuses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excuses. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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