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1. extenuation

noun. to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious.

Synonyms

  • step-down
  • decrease
  • diminution
  • reduction
  • palliation

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation

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2. extenuation

noun. a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances.

Synonyms

  • self-justification
  • exculpation
  • alibi
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • addition
  • maximization
  • inflate
  • accelerate
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