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excuse

How to sign: a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
"he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable";

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Similiar / Same: exculpation, self-justification, alibi

Categories: defense, defence, vindication

Within this category: extenuation

excuse

How to sign: ask for permission to be released from an engagement

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Similiar / Same: beg off

Categories: request, bespeak, call for, quest

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