Mitigant vs. Mitigate

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  • Mitigant (adjective)

    Tending to mitigate.

  • Mitigant (noun)

    Something that mitigates; a lenitive.

  • Mitigate (verb)

    To reduce, lessen, or decrease.

  • Mitigate (verb)

    To downplay.

  • Mitigate (verb)

    make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful

    “drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem”

  • Mitigate (verb)

    lessen the gravity of (an offence or mistake)

    “there had been a provocation that mitigated the offence to a degree”

Oxford Dictionary

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