Definition of Extenuate. Meaning of Extenuate. Synonyms of Extenuate

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Definition of Extenuate

Extenuate
Extenuate Ex*ten"u*ate, v. i. To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance palliating considerations. --Burke.
Extenuate
Extenuate Ex*ten"u*ate, a. [L. extenuatus, p. p.] Thin; slender. [Obs.] --Huloet.
Extenuate
Extenuate Ex*ten"u*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extenuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Extenuating.] [L. extenuatus, p. p. of extenuare to make thin, loosen, weaken; ex out + tenuare to make thin, tenuis thin. See Tenuity.] 1. To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen the thickness. His body behind the head becomes broad, from whence it is again extenuated all the way to the tail. --Grew. 2. To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of; to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults, ills, accusations, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate. But fortune there extenuates the crime. --Dryden. Let us extenuate, conceal, adorn the unpleasing reality. --I. Taylor. 3. To lower or degrade; to detract from. [Obs.] Who can extenuate thee? --Milton. Syn: To palliate; to mitigate. See Palliate.

Meaning of Extenuate from wikipedia

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