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excusing

verb
present participle of excuse

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1 to dismiss as of little importance
  • more often than not, voters are willing to excuse a candidate's youthful indiscretion

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2 to be an acceptable reason for
  • having a female passenger in labor will generally excuse a little disregard for the speed limit

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“Excusing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excusing. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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