extenuation

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The act of extenuating or the state of being extenuated; the act of making thin, slender, or lean, or of palliating; diminishing, or lessening; palliation, as of a crime; mitigation, as of punishment
{n} a mitigation, a paliation
a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances
{i} offering of excuses or reasons to lessen the seriousness of an action
to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances
The act of axtenuating or the state of being extenuated; the act of making thin, slender, or lean, or of palliating; diminishing, or lessening; palliation, as of a crime; mitigation, as of punishment
to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
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To lower or degrade; to detract from
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To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of; to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults, ills, accusations, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate
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to diminish the gravity or importance of
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{v} to lessen, palliate, degrade, make thin
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opposed to aggravate
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lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime
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Thin; slender
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lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
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To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of; to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults, ills, accusations, etc
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To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance palliating considerations
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To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen the thickness
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To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of; to diminish the conception of as crime, guilt, faults, ills, accusations, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate
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{f} reduce the seriousness of (an action or guilt); make smaller, make thin (Archaic)
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