excuso

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From ex + causa (cause, reason; case).

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present active excūsō, present infinitive excūsāre, perfect active excūsāvī, supine excusātum

  1. I excuse, allege in excuse; literally, free from a charge.
    • Saint Jerome
      Dum excusare credis, accusas
      When you believe you are excusing yourself, you are accusing yourself.

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excuso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of excusar.