There is a concerted effort to minimise 'fuss' on the part of the queen surrounding her hospitalisation.
Having broken the news, Gwen went on to minimise its seriousness; a time-honoured method, perhaps the best one.
To this I will not reply by seeking in any way to minimise their inspiration.
He has to minimise it, to isolate it, to keep it out of mischief.
This attitude was adopted by the Wrights to minimise wind-pressure.
So far from wishing to minimise the evil, I would in a real sense rather magnify it.
Do we strive, not to minimise our service and His claims, but to be wholly His?
Consequently some effort was made to avoid, or to minimise the effects of, some of the disastrous outbreaks.
We are so apt to magnify in others, and to minimise in ourselves.
At the beginning of the twentieth it is dominantly ritualistic and disposed to minimise its relation to the Reformation.