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  • n. Plural form of excusation.

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Examples

  • These authorities he deployed at tedious length and followed them up with heavy scurrilities and "excusations," by way of attack and defense.

    Brief History of English and American Literature

  • These authorities he deployed at tedious length, and followed them up with heavy scurrilities and "excusations," by way of attack and defense.

    From Chaucer to Tennyson

  • Prefaces and passages, and excusations, and other speeches of reference to the person, are great wastes of time; and though they seem to proceed of modesty, they are bravery.

    The Essays

  • Prefaces and passages, 4 and excusations, and other speeches of reference to the person, are great wastes of time; and though they seem to proceed of modesty, they are bravery.

    XXV. Of Dispatch

  • For excusations, cessions, modesty itself well governed, are but arts of ostentation.

    LIV. Of Vain-glory

  • And against these three accusations we say on the Good Friday three excusations in the person of Jesu Christ when we sing: Popule meus, where

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • 'Oh! madam,' Lucy said, 'there is no need of excusations.

    Penshurst Castle In the Days of Sir Philip Sidney

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