It also justifies political contributions to members of Congress to get the RD credit renewed.
We should know that the term Amalek is bad not just because of whom it targets, but because of the violence it justifies.
And on this we must agree: there is no speech that justifies mindless violence.
There is no such thing as speech so hateful or offensive it somehow “justifies” or “legitimizes” the use of violence.
He justifies the killing of innocents in Mumbai as revenge for the killings of innocents in Pakistan by India in past wars.
I did not reflect that the religion we have here, justifies and upholds slavery.
He justifies them on the ground of the speaker's excessive love for God.
It is this which has established his dominion, and this it is which justifies it, over all the world.
Indicate a paragraph or page that justifies your conclusion and say how.
It is a way of living; but a way of living that justifies itself by a way of believing about God and duty and immortality.
c.1300, "to administer justice;" late 14c., "to show (something) to be just or right," from Old French justifiier "submit to court proceedings" (12c.), from Latin iustificare "act justly toward, make just," from iustificus "dealing justly, righteous," from iustus "just" (see just (adj.)) + root of facere "to do" (see factitious). Of circumstances, "to afford justification," from 1630s. Meaning "to make exact" (now largely restricted to typesetting) is from 1550s. Related: Justified; justifying.