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rationalize
used in 1st to Die

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Definition
to think of a good excuse for behavior that seems bad or unreasonable, and to believe the excuse is good or reasonable — typically done subconsciously and often after the behavior in question
  • This wasn't some casual fling we could go at for a night and try to rationalize away the next day.
    p. 256.1

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