The trick is figuring out how to escape that path, or barring that, minimize the aftereffects of past cruelties and abuses.
And in any case, to minimize any possible disruption to our lives from power cuts, we have these gadgets available.
Gallo charges that the rape allegations at Wesleyan minimize legitimate rape allegations.
I can only recognize the drama and the tragedy of one of them, and try to minimize the damage and the pain of the other.
So I try—I really do try—to be financially responsible, invest conservatively, minimize risk at the expense of reward.
He was indignant but quite cool, inclined to minimize the whole affair.
Carmody did not attempt to minimize the seriousness of the opposition.
On the contrary, he must minimize the trouble, must help her to laugh it away, as she asked.
At least, we may take counsel how far we can minimize this hideous scandal.
The tendency, therefore, may be to minimize the densities in such situations more than is justified.