What is the way that those two justify the decision that they make?
And if he does acknowledge that this effectively saved Goldman Sachs, how can he justify the bonuses of 2008 and 2009?
They tried to justify with her taking all these other pills and blah blah.
Only reproducible experiments, and ones that justify interest, are validated.
Perhaps, Iran will make threatening moves that justify a Western military strike.
I will not justify myself, nor explain my actions: I do not love you.
How could he justify himself to her when he did not really know himself?
There is only one thing that could justify it, and that is something that I cannot justify.
When he remained silent, she made an attempt to justify herself.
He couldn't plunge her into it again by explanations that would only justify himself.
c.1300, "to administer justice;" late 14c., "to show (something) to be just or right," from Old French justifiier "submit to court proceedings" (12c.), from Latin iustificare "act justly toward, make just," from iustificus "dealing justly, righteous," from iustus "just" (see just (adj.)) + root of facere "to do" (see factitious). Of circumstances, "to afford justification," from 1630s. Meaning "to make exact" (now largely restricted to typesetting) is from 1550s. Related: Justified; justifying.