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mit·i·gate  (mtgt)
v. mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing, mit·i·gates
v.tr.
To moderate (a quality or condition) in force or intensity; alleviate. See Synonyms at relieve.
v.intr.
To become milder.

[Middle English mitigaten, from Latin mtigre, mtigt- : mtis, soft + agere, to drive, do; see act.]

miti·ga·ble (-g-bl) adj.
miti·gation n.
miti·gative, miti·ga·tory (-g-t?r, -tr) adj.
miti·gator n.
mitigating

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