accounted (part of speech: verb)
responded (part of speech: verb)
pleaded (part of speech: verb)
- For ourselves we have the happiness of seeing our dear papa so well, that I am almost justified in fancying happily that you would not think him altered. - "The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)", Frederic G. Kenyon.
- Since the affair must so soon be known to everybody, Putney felt justified in telling his wife when he went home. - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
- One would have been justified in saying that he went out to meet the misfortune which was so surely awaiting him. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.