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Entry Word: excuse
Function: noun
Text: an explanation that frees one from fault or blame <a whole evening of must-see TV is no excuse for not having your homework done>
Synonyms alibi, defense, justification, plea, reason
Related Words guise, pretense (or pretence), pretext, rationale, rationalization; cop-out, out; acknowledgment (also acknowledgement), apology, atonement, confession