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mitigate
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
make less harmful or unpleasant
  • He was intent on an audacious, immitigable, and supernatural revenge.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (57% in)
immitigable = impossible to make less harmful or extreme
  • He never used to swear, though, at his men, they said; but somehow he got an inordinate quantity of cruel, unmitigated hard work out of them.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (33% in)

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