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mitigate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mitigate

  1. to make more bearable or less severe this medicine should mitigate the pain until the strained muscle heals itself Synonyms allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, help, mollify, palliate, relieve, sootheRelated Words abate, lighten, moderate, soften, temper; cure, heal, remedy; amend, correct, emend, fix, mend, rectify, reform, repair; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refineNear Antonyms harm, hurt, impair, injure; heighten, intensify, sharpenAntonyms aggravate, exacerbate

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