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mitigate
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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make less harmful or unpleasant
  • He weighed the possible evidences for and against ritual murder: the incitations of the hierarchy, the superstition of the populace, the propagation of rumour in continued fraction of veridicity, the envy of opulence, the influence of retaliation, the sporadic reappearance of atavistic delinquency, the mitigating circumstances of fanaticism, hypnotic suggestion and somnambulism.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (36% in)

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