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."