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extenuating
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Crime and Punishment
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  • And in the end the criminal was, in consideration of extenuating circumstances, condemned to penal servitude in the second class for a term of eight years only.

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  • He knows there are, well, extenuating circumstances.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • There were extenuating circumstances in their case—they were married, they had a child.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones

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