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Adjective
Free from an obligation or liability imposed on others
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Excused
Adjective
Protected or exempt, especially from an obligation or the effects of something
Verb
Past tense for to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
“I shall suggest that we can excuse this fellow for a one-time, and out-of-character, transgression.”
Verb
Past tense for to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“But what is harder to excuse than the folly of youth is the sight of the game's senior figures acting like petulant, paranoid brats.”
Verb
Past tense for to provide an acceptable explanation for
“Lou's written statement was thus dismissed as a hypocritical attempt to excuse his actions.”
Verb
Past tense for to put up with
“To excuse such abhorrent behavior because he can sing and dance is an indication of how society has misplaced its priorities.”
Verb
Past tense for to relieve of an imputation by apology or defense
“When she begged him to excuse her from serving in the movement, he staunchly refused her request.”
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