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Used when someone tries to justify a decision or action that others might question or doubt. SlideAfter eating the whole cake, Laura tried to rationalize it as a reward for her hard work.
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People may sound defensive when they rationalize, as if arguing with an unseen critic. SlideHe rationalized his late arrival by blaming the traffic, though he had actually overslept.