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extenuating

verb
present participle of extenuate

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to make (something) seem less bad by offering excuses
  • don't even try to extenuate their vandalism of the cemetery with the old refrain of "Boys will be boys"

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The first known use of extenuating was in 1633

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“Extenuating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extenuating. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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