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mitigate
used in Measure for Measure

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Definition
make less harmful or unpleasant
  • Behold, behold, where Madam Mitigation comes!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A street (40% in)
mitigation = reduction in harm or unpleasantness

(editor's note:  this is  Lucio's nickname for Mistress Overdone)
There are no more uses of "mitigate" in Measure for Measure.

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