Definition of Extenuatory

1. a. Tending to extenuate or palliate.



Definition of Extenuatory

1. Adjective. Tending to extenuate or palliate. ¹

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Definition of Extenuatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extenuatory

extensure
extent
extention
extents
extenuate
extenuated
extenuates
extenuating
extenuating circumstance
extenuating circumstances
extenuatingly
extenuation
extenuations
extenuator
extenuators
extenuatory (current term)
exterior
exterior-angle
exterior angle
exterior angles
exterior door
exteriorisation
exteriorise
exteriorised
exteriorises
exteriorising
exteriorities
exteriority
exteriorization
exteriorizations

Literary usage of Extenuatory

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"... apparent or partial, as extenuatory of positive guilt, pp. 874-5. ; and on the distribution of national rewards and honours to the representatives of ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... on Martial's palpable faults, without any extenuatory mention of his tenderer touches and his exquisite little bits of landscape and rural picture. ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Antonyms: see ABUSE. euphemistic, a. soft (contextual), euphonious (rare); spec, extenuatory. evacuate, vt I. empty, clear; spec, (rc- ferring to the ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1831)
"... or rather the veil, of stately diction and extenuatory phrases, but cannot prevent the observant reader from seeing that the subject of this ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1860)
"... Protestant,' elsewhere cited : ' FEW extenuatory biographies have succeeded in removing one stain before affixed, or adding one plume to the wing that ..."

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