- serving or intended to excuse.
Origin of excusatory
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Examples from the Web for excusatory
And for once Dorothy dropped her excusatory attitude towards her friend.Gray youth
Of the excusatory causes of this concubinage some are real and some not.
Of the excusatory causes of this concubinage some are real and some not, n. 471.
With such a rectifying or excusatory phrase as "God knows best" one can hazard all.A Boswell of Baghdad
E. V. Lucas
Turn in, and look at it, for the sight is well worth a cup of excusatory cyder.The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb
- tending to or intended to excuse; apologetic
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