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mitigate mitigate
/ˈmɪ tə ˌɡeɪt /

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  • ditch ditch  /ˈdɪtʃ/ ?  a long narrow excavation in the earth

    ditch meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a long narrow excavation in the earth
    2. (n) any small natural waterway
    3. (v) forsake
    4. (v) throw away
    5. (v) sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
    6. (v) make an emergency landing on water
    7. (v) crash or crash-land
    8. (v) cut a trench in, as for drainage

    Synonym(s)

    ditch usage(s)

    1. The recession deepens, and the ditch turns into a cliff.
    2. After years in misery's ditch, Williams finally put out a happy album, but it's a little more nuanced than its publicity.
  • ditch digger ditch digger  a laborer who digs ditches
  • ditch fern ditch fern  large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound…
  • ditch reed ditch reed  tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles;…
  • ditch spade ditch spade  a spade with a long handle for digging narrow ditches
  • ditchmoss ditchmoss  submerged freshwater perennials
  • dither dither  /ˈdɪ ðər/ ?  make a fuss; be agitated
  • dithered color dithered color  a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together…
  • dithered colour dithered colour  a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together…
  • dithering dithering  /ˈdɪ ðə rɪŋ/ ?  the process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of…
  • dithyramb dithyramb  /ˈdɪ θə ˌræm/ ?  a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
  • dithyrambic dithyrambic  /ˌdɪ θɪ ˈræm bɪk/ ?  of or in the manner of a dithyramb
  • dittany dittany  Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather
  • dittany of crete dittany of crete  dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete
  • ditto ditto  /ˈdɪ toʊ/ ?  a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
  • ditto mark ditto mark  a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
  • ditty ditty  /ˈdɪ ti/ ?  a short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)
  • ditty bag ditty bag  kit used by sailors and soldiers
  • diuresis diuresis  increased secretion of urine; if not due to increased liquid intake or to the…
  • diuretic diuretic  /ˌdaɪ u ˈrɛ tɪk/ ?  any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes…
  • diuretic drug diuretic drug  any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the…
  • diuril diuril  a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension
  • diurnal diurnal  /daɪ ˈɜr nəl/ ?  having a daily cycle or occurring every day
  • diurnal parallax diurnal parallax  the parallax of a celestial body using two points on the surface of…
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