Examples from the Web for extenuation
In extenuation of this summary attempt I hasten to explain that its chief merit is its lack of originality.In Morocco|Edith Wharton
In every respect they were so evenly matched that the test of battle could have no aftermath of extenuation.The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812|Ralph D. Paine
In extenuation I urge that he was a very weary, sick old man.The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections|A. Edward Newton
I, too, have left my post of duty—but let the result be an extenuation of my desertion.By Force of Impulse|Harry V. Vogt
He does not seem to have had even a fondness for fruit to plead in extenuation of his larceny.