[ ik-sten-yoo-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ɪkˈstɛn yu əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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tending to extenuate; characterized by extenuation; extenuating.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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Coupled, however, as the inculpation is with extenuatory remarks, we think Lord Byrons observations valuable.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger