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definition 1: to demonstrate (something) to be true or valid.
example: You’ll need solid evidence to justify your claim.
definition 2: to give reasonable grounds for or attest to the rightness of; warrant.
example: He justified his decision to stay, saying it was best for his wife and children.
example: He justified eating a big dinner by reminding himself that he hadn’t had lunch.
example: She tried to justify her betrayal of her friend, but in the end she could not rid herself of guilt.
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