Justify and Tell


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Justify verb – To be an acceptable reason for.
Tell and justify are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Justify".
Nearby Words: justification, justifiable, justified, justifying
Synonyms for Justify


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Justify and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Justify" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

name justify name tell name
time justify time tell time
way justify way tell way
characters justify characters tell characters
Other nouns: times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Kaien weakly tries to justify it as wanting to know Ichigo better, since Ichigo refuses to tell him anything.
  • Misery Builds Character It takes Zuko three years to realize that Ozai using this trope to justify his cruelty is bullshit and Call The Old Man Out and tell him to Shut Up, Hannibal!
  • Light Novel / Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? In Episode 12 after Hestia buys perfume she proceeds to justify it to Lili by asking Bell to tell everyone that he doesn't like girls who smell like sweat.
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