plead+in+defence+or+extenuation

  • 1 apologize — v. n. Make an apology, offer an excuse, plead in defence or extenuation …

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  • 2 Boniface VIII —     Pope Boniface VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Boniface VIII     (BENEDETTO GAETANO)     Born at Anagni about 1235; died at Rome, 11 October, 1303. He was the son of Loffred, a descendant of a noble family originally Spanish, but long… …

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  • 3 Pope Boniface VIII —     Pope Boniface VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Boniface VIII     (BENEDETTO GAETANO)     Born at Anagni about 1235; died at Rome, 11 October, 1303. He was the son of Loffred, a descendant of a noble family originally Spanish, but long… …

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  • 4 Gui-Jean-Baptiste Target — (December 17, 1733 ndash; 1807) was a French lawyer and politician.Born in Paris, he acquired a great reputation as a lawyer, less by practice in the courts than in a consultative capacity. He strenuously opposed the parlement Maupeou , devised… …

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  • 5 excuse — Synonyms and related words: abject apology, absolution, absolve, acknowledgment, acquit, acquittal, acquittance, alibi, alibi out of, allow, amnesty, apologize for, apology, basis, be blind to, blind, breast beating, cause, clear, clearance,… …

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