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explanation

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2 a statement given to explain a belief or act
  • when questioned by authorities, the students were at a loss for an explanation for their senseless vandalism

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“Explanation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/explanation. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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