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Adjective
That lessens the seriousness of something by providing an excuse
Adjective
That which saves or redeems something from an otherwise bad state or condition
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Present participle for lessen, mitigate
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Making light of
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Present participle for to make (something bad) less severe or serious
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Present participle for to provide or serve as a satisfactory explanation for
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Present participle for remove or conceal an unpleasant smell in
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Present participle for show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
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Present participle for to weaken or make feeble
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Present participle for cover up the truth
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Present participle for to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
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Present participle for to decrease in amount or degree
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Present participle for to justify or make excuses for
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