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extenuate verb

  1. extenuate (smooth over; excuse; palliate)
    pardonner; excuser
    • pardonner verb (pardonne, pardonnes, pardonnons, pardonnez, )
    • excuser verb (excuse, excuses, excusons, excusez, )

Translation Matrix for extenuate:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
excuser excuse; extenuate; palliate; smooth over answer for; excuse; explain away; forgive; give away; gloss over; justify; misdeal; pardon; play down; smooth over; trivialise; trivialize
pardonner excuse; extenuate; palliate; smooth over excuse; forgive; give away; misdeal; pardon
- mitigate; palliate

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Related Definitions for "extenuate":

  1. lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of1
    • The circumstances extenuate the crime1

Wiktionary Translations for extenuate:

Cross Translation:
extenuate embellir; farder; pallier beschönigen — etwas als besser, schöner darstellen, als es in Wirklichkeit ist