Part of speech:
(Informal) An excuse
(Law) A saving clause; reservation
A pardoning or being pardoned; forgiveness
(Dated) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait.
A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
Defense is defined as protection or the act of guarding.
A courteous expression of regret, especially at having to decline an invitation.
To explain or interpret on rational grounds
To prove; to ratify; to confirm.
(Baseball) To serve as a relief pitcher
To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
To save or free (a person) from something
To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
To free of a debt, claim, obligation, responsibility, accusation, etc.; to absolve; to acquit; to clear.
To pronounce free from guilt or blame; acquit
To send (money) in payment
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To palliate is to make something less painful or unpleasant, or to calm fears.
To rise above; overtop
To otherwise publicly reveal information about (someone) that has been kept private or secret
Mitigate is defined as to make something less severe, less harsh or less painful.
To mitigate or lessen.
To exculpate is defined as to free from guilt or blame.
To act as lawyer for (an accused)
The definition of concoct is to plan or make something using many parts.
To gain (regard, good will, etc.) by friendly acts
To release from a duty, obligation, etc.
(Sports) To defeat (an opponent) in a game in which the opponent does not score.
(Law) To free from a charge or imputation of guilt
To reprieve is to provide temporary or permanent relief from punishment.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Toward or on the right.
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