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Extenuate (IPA: /ɪkˈstɛnjuˌeɪt/)


Extenuate (v. t.)

To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen the thickness.

Extenuate (v. t.)

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.

Extenuate (v. t.)

To lower or degrade; to detract from.

Extenuate (v. i.)

To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance palliating considerations.

Extenuate (a.)

Thin; slender.

Extenuate Synonyms

Mitigate, Palliate

Translations

Extenuate in Spanish


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