I don't know, but I hope that by putting its existence to print, someone might take a step to mitigate it.
South Sudan needs to do more—with assistance from international donors—to end child marriage and mitigate its consequences.
The deafening klaxons can leave one feeling helpless, but there are still steps you can take to mitigate the damage.
But the fugitive may have found a way to mitigate that challenge, Montreal Police say: he could be posing as a woman.
Instead, he or she must look for ways to mitigate it, both within and outside the classroom.
The timely increase in the price of accommodation by the Bank of England did much to mitigate the evils of the crisis.
He did not attempt to absolve himself or mitigate his offense by telling her that he loved her.
It denounced the refusal to mitigate the severity of the edicts.
The ruined master could do little to mitigate the ruin of his servant.
George thought that he might mitigate the pain by making little of his cousin.
early 15c., "relieve (pain)," from Latin mitigatus, past participle of mitigare "soften, make tender, ripen, mellow, tame," figuratively, "make mild or gentle, pacify, soothe," ultimately from mitis "gentle, soft" (from PIE *mei- "mild") + root of agere "do, make, act" (see act). First element is from PIE root *mei- "soft, mild." Related: Mitigated; mitigating; mitigates.
mitigate mit·i·gate (mĭt'ĭ-gāt')
v. mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing, mit·i·gates
To moderate in force or intensity.