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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -extenuate-, *extenuate*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
extenuate[VT] ลดน้อยลง (ความผิด, ข้อผิดพลาด), See also: บรรเทาเบาบาง, Syn. diminish, lessen, reduce

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
extenuate(อิคซฺเทน'นิวเอท) vt. ลดหย่อน,บรรเทา,ลดโทษ,ทำให้เบาบาง., See also: extenuation n. extenuator n. extenuatory adj. extenuative adj.

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
extenuate(vt) ลดหย่อน,บรรเทา,ลดโทษ,ทำให้น้อยลง,ทำให้เบาลง

ตัวอย่างประโยค (EN,TH,DE,JA,CN) จาก Open Subtitles
Let's extenuate the positives, shall we?เราช่วยลดความคิดแง่บวกกันหน่อยได้ไหม ? We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes (2012)

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
อำพรางความผิด[v. exp.] (amphrāng khwāmphit) EN: gloss over one's mistakes ; cover up one's mistakes ; extenuate one's faults   

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
EXTENUATE    IH0 K S T EH1 N Y UW0 EY2 T

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
extenuate    (v) (i1 k s t e1 n y u ei t)
extenuated    (v) (i1 k s t e1 n y u ei t i d)
extenuates    (v) (i1 k s t e1 n y u ei t s)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (4 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Extenuate \Ex*ten"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extenuated}; p.
     pr. & vb. n. {Extenuating}.] [L. extenuatus, p. p. of
     extenuare to make thin, loosen, weaken; ex out + tenuare to
     make thin, tenuis thin. See {Tenuity}.]
     1. To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen the
        thickness.
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              His body behind the head becomes broad, from whence
              it is again extenuated all the way to the tail.
                                                    --Grew.
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     2. To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of;
        to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults,
        ills, accusations, etc.; -- opposed to {aggravate}.
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              But fortune there extenuates the crime. --Dryden.
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              Let us extenuate, conceal, adorn the unpleasing
              reality.                              --I. Taylor.
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     3. To lower or degrade; to detract from. [Obs.]
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              Who can extenuate thee?               --Milton.
  
     Syn: To palliate; to mitigate. See {Palliate}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Extenuate \Ex*ten"u*ate\, v. i.
     To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance palliating
     considerations. --Burke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Extenuate \Ex*ten"u*ate\, a. [L. extenuatus, p. p.]
     Thin; slender. [Obs.] --Huloet.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  extenuate
      v 1: lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of;
           "The circumstances extenuate the crime" [syn: {extenuate},
           {palliate}, {mitigate}]

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