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justifying

verb
present participle of justify

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1 to be an acceptable reason for
  • you seem to think that losing a basketball game justifies a temper tantrum

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2 to continue to declare to be true or proper despite opposition or objections
  • failed to justify the need for a war at this time

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“Justifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/justifying. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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