Good writing uses strong verbs. Strong verbs are usually short. Thus, I strongly dislike the word “mitigate.” In fact, I can’t think of any time that I’d use mitigate instead of a synonym.
Some of my favorite synonyms for “mitigate” in the context of an investment or wealth management article include
Can you think of a case where it would be essential to use “mitigate” instead of a synonym? I’d like to know.