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extenuating
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David Copperfield
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  • And whenever Mrs. Gummidge was overcome in a similar manner during the remainder of our stay (which happened some few times), he always said the same thing in extenuation of the circumstance, and always with the tenderest commiseration.
  • It would avail me nothing to extenuate it now.

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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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