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EXTENUATE

'EXTENUATE' is a 9 letter word starting and ending with E

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for EXTENUATE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word extenuate will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

LAY - SAP

4 letter words

BATE - DAMP - DULL - EASE - TAME - THIN

5 letter words

ABATE - ALLAY - BLUNT - COLOR - CRAMP - GRUEL - MINCE - REMIT - SHAKE - SOBER - UNMAN - WHITE

6 letter words

DAMPEN - DEADEN - DILUTE - EXCUSE - IGNORE - LAY LOW - LENIFY - LESSEN - OBTUND - RATTLE - REDUCE - SOFTEN - STIFLE - SUBDUE - TEMPER - VENEER - WEAKEN - WHITEN

7 letter words

APPEASE - ASSUAGE - CHASTEN - CRIPPLE - DWINDLE - EXHAUST - EXPLAIN - JUSTIFY - LIGHTEN - QUALIFY - SHAKE UP - SLACKEN - SMOTHER - UNBRACE - UNNERVE - VARNISH

8 letter words

ALLOW FOR - ATTEMPER - DIMINISH - DOWNPLAY - ENERVATE - ENFEEBLE - MINIMISE - MINIMIZE - MITIGATE - MODERATE - MODULATE - PALLIATE - PLAY DOWN - PRETTIFY - RESTRAIN - SLOW DOWN - SLUR OVER - SOFTEN UP - SUPPRESS - TONE DOWN - TUNE DOWN - UNSTRING

9 letter words

ALLEVIATE - APOLOGIZE - ATTENUATE - CONSTRAIN - EXTENUATE - GLOSS OVER - SOBER DOWN - SOFT PEDAL - SOFT-PEDAL - SUGARCOAT - UNDERMINE - UNDERPLAY - WATER DOWN - WHITEWASH

10 letter words

ABBREVIATE - DEBILITATE - DEVITALIZE - EVISCERATE

11 letter words

BANK THE FIRE - DE-EMPHASIZE - RATIONALIZE

12 letter words

UNSTRENGTHEN

14 letter words

TAKE THE EDGE OFF

16 letter words

KEEP WITHIN BOUNDS - MAKE ALLOWANCE FOR

20 letter words

REDUCE THE TEMPERATURE

Definition of extenuate

  • lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"


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