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alibi

Synonyms of alibi in English:

noun

  • luckily we've both got a very good alibi for last night
    defence, defending evidence, plea;
    excuse, pretext
    informal story, line
  • verb

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  • informal her brother had reluctantly agreed to alibi her
    cover for, give an alibi to, provide with an alibi, shield, protect
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