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justified

verb accounted for, condoned, defended, endorsed, excused, exonerated, explained, forgiven, maintained, made excuses for, made legitimate, offered in defense, plead one's cause, proven as warranted, proven the truth of, shown to be just, spoken in favor of, stood up for, supported, sustained, urged as reasons for, vindicated, warranted, with addquate reasons, with sufficient reasons
Associated concepts: family court, justification, juvenile delinquency court, juvenile justice system, Megan's Law, moral justification, termination from employment, torture
See also: allowed, clear, condign, defensible, entitled, juridical, justifiable, pardonable, sound
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Finally, I doubt the Pyrrhonist would accept that our moral beliefs may be justified out of a limited contrast class.
Surely the indeterminacy of the available justifying reasons for making this choice cannot entail that the state is not justified in making the choice anyway.
With Kill Devil Hill, Missed That and Mansony also among the opposition, Justified faces his biggest test and it will be especially so if old adversary Wild P assion delivers a bigger performance than when the pair last clashed.
There looks to be more improvement to come, and Justified can give Ireland its sixth Supreme Novices' Hurdle in the last seven runnings and provide the hard working Sheehy with a deserved Festival win.
led action could not be justified as humanitarian on a number of other counts.
Is justified to a degree that could satisfy a reasonable person.
Henson, the presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, said, "I do not believe such a war can be justified under the historic principles of `just war.
While the Court found that Negrin had a valid claim, which she has the right to prosecute, the Court did not reach the question as to whether a class action lawsuit was justified since this issue was not before the Court.
But had the Bush Administration known on September 1 or September 10 (as it should have, if the intelligence agencies weren't squabbling and snoring) that bin Laden and Mohammed Atta were about to attack, the President would have been justified under international law to thwart such action by use of force.
4% of the population feel that the decision to kill arch-terrorist Salah Shehade in Gaza this week was justified, even though civilians and children were also killed.
In two parts Goudriaan examines first Suarez's concept of metaphysics, which seems to be uncertain whether including God as the "primary object" is justified or not.
High alkali and temperature conditions are justified only when digester throughput is the mill bottleneck.