Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for extenuate?

Need synonyms for extenuate? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
To lessen or weaken the force or strength of
“The diminutive professor looks pensive, and tries to extenuate his anguish with a shot at dark, gallows humour.”
Verb
To represent or estimate at less than the true value or significance
more ❯
“Juries could properly give no mitigating weight to evidence that did not extenuate the severity of the crime.”
Verb
To justify or make an excuse for an offense
more ❯
“They attempted to extenuate their crimes by the hardships they had suffered, but in vain.”
Verb
Show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
more ❯
Verb
To weaken or make feeble
axeUK
axUS
more ❯
Verb
To forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
Verb
To keep secret or cover the truth of
more ❯
Verb
To decrease in amount or degree
axUS
axeUK
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
9-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021