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There is 1 meaning of the word Extenuate.

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Extenuate - as a verb

Lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

Example: "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Example Sentences

"He tried to extenuate his mistake by offering an apology."
"She used her difficult childhood as a way to extenuate her current behavior."
"The lawyer tried to extenuate the severity of his client's crime."
"His good grades extenuate the fact that he didn't participate in extracurricular activities."
"She tried to extenuate her lateness by blaming the traffic."
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Word Game Points

Is EXTENUATE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, extenuate is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EXTENUATE has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is EXTENUATE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, extenuate is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EXTENUATE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is EXTENUATE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, extenuate is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EXTENUATE has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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