Thesaurus / minimize

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The prevailing idea was to give an operator a good big job to minimize that item of expense.
THE KNACK OF MANAGINGLEWIS K. URQUHART AND HERBERT WATSON
A good yardmaster knows instinctively where to be at a certain time to minimize the delay incident to engines bunching.
Opening the window, he climbed out and crossed the cobbled courtyard, trying to minimize his limp.
WHEN THE OWL CRIESPAUL BARTLETT
A card index to the vertical file might be made to minimize the difficulties of the classed arrangement.
By this means I minimize the chance of a weak or too strong shot.
At least we may take counsel how far we can minimize this hideous scandal.
He is in fact such a friendly, human person that observers tend to minimize his stature as a war leader.
THE ARMED FORCES OFFICERU. S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Aurora appeared to brace herself, while decently considering how to minimize to her audience the brutality of her next revelation.
I think it was done designedly, in order to minimize the merit of the revealing plotter.
It is a common fault of land schemes to magnify the income, and to minimize both the risks and the amount of needed capital.

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