Definition of Extenuates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ''extenuate'') ¹



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Definition of Extenuates

1. extenuate [v] - See also: extenuate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extenuates

extensor indicis
extensor indicis proprius
extensor muscle
extensor muscle of fingers
extensor muscle of little finger
extensor pollicis brevis
extensor pollicis longus
extensor retinaculum
extensors
extensure
extent
extention
extents
extenuate
extenuated
extenuates (current term)
extenuating
extenuating circumstance
extenuating circumstances
extenuatingly
extenuation
extenuations
extenuator
extenuators
extenuatory
exterior
exterior-angle
exterior angle
exterior angles
exterior door

Literary usage of Extenuates

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1. Self-culture: An Address Introductory to the Franklin Lectures, Delivered at by William Ellery Channing (1839)
"It also hides or extenuates the frequent guilt of subjects in taking part in the hostilities, which their rulers declare. In this way, much of the prevalent ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Homicide in the United States: To which is Appended by Francis Wharton (1875)
"A slighter provocation extenuates when intent is only to chastise. — A large class of cases occur in practice where slight provocations, as has been already ..."

3. An Embassy to the Court of St. James's in 1840 by Guizot (François) (1863)
"... Sultan decrees the Forfeiture of Mehemet Ali as Pacha of Egypt— How Lord Palmerston explains aud extenuates this measure —Dispatches of M. Thiers of the ..."

4. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"... properly termed a comforter who, by persuasion, extenuates the pain of poverty, and shows, in the style of Hesiod, that half is more than the whole. ..."

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