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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner or to a degree that can be forgiven or overlooked.

Usage examples (36)
  • He was excusably late
  • One barrack received what might be excusably described as something like a chop, with potatoes and gravy.
  • The present is no hour for that disingenuous, dialectical bravura which might excusably relieve a domestic altercation.
  • “Innocence,” said the Lord Keeper, “is also confident, and sometimes, though very excusably, presumptuously so.” for more
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