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Definition of "extenuates" [extenuates]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of extenuate. (verb)

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Use "extenuates" in a sentence
  • "So if the cost is a lot above that, obviously that extenuates the impact on insurers, he said."
  • "I think the amount of effort put into the joke extenuates the hilarity, particularly when the joke is to be taken seriously."
  • "And this one thing at least is certain; whatever history teaches, whatever it omits, whatever it exaggerates or extenuates, whatever it says and unsays, at least the Christianity of history is not Protestantism."
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