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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "I shall bring that forward as an extenuating circumstance," replied Eugenie.
  • "There will be extenuating circumstances," he replied.
  • "Impostor," repeated Villefort; "certainly, madame, you appear to extenuate some cases, and exaggerate others.

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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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