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Definitionmake less harmful or unpleasant
- I represented your failings in a plain light, for the purpose of mitigating her adoration.Chapter 10 (94% in)
mitigating = making less harmful or unpleasant
- Linton's looks and movements were very languid, and his form extremely slight; but there was a grace in his manner that mitigated these defects, and rendered him not unpleasing.Chapter 21 (32% in)
There are no more uses of "mitigate" in Wuthering Heights.
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