intended to excuse oneself from blame or guilt
What Is A “Self-Own”?There aren’t many better places, it seems, to celebrate the mistakes of others than on social media. Naturally, this is the arena where self-own has had great popularity. So, what does it mean?
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"I know I've been rotten to you, and I thought you wanted me to help," he explained, in a self-exculpatory tone.The Nest Builder|Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale