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- v. Present participle of extenuate.
- adj. That lessens the seriousness of something by providing an excuse
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. serving or tending to reduce the severity of guilt or blameworthiness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. partially excusing or justifying
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