Words nearby extenuation
How to use extenuation in a sentence
The other acknowledged the fact with some degree of reluctance, and explained, with many "buts" as an excuse in extenuation.
In such case the defendant was empowered to plead the facts in extenuation, and also to pay money into court by way of amends.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The object of this examination grinned a faint grin of extenuation.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
But this does injustice to these marauders of the sea, who put in a plea of extenuation.The Battle of New Orleans|Zachary F. Smith
Their delinquency, it is true, does not cancel hers, but it offers some slight degree of extenuation.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East