Synonyms for mitigate
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- 1. extenuate, palliate, mitigate, apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise
- usage: lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
- 2. mitigate, decrease, lessen, minify
- usage: make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"