Synonyms and Antonyms of justification
an explanation that frees one from fault or blame offered a weak justification for why he was so late Synonyms alibi, apology, defense, excuse, plea, reasonRelated Words color, guise, pretense (or pretence), pretext, rationale, rationalization, vindication, whitewash; cop-out, out; acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), atonement, confession; extenuation, palliation
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