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mitigate
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
make 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)

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