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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Alleviating or softening.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used with object) : to mitigate a punishment
  • They, in turn, will lay out what they call mitigating factors against death penalty.
  • BEHAR: I know but I worry about the defense coming up with what they call mitigating circumstances.
  • They are necessary precautions in mitigating the threat that the image poses. for more
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