v. cut into very small pieces; chop fine; suppress or weaken the force of
I won't mince the lean meat finely unless making dumplings.
A Fed chair has to fulfill two, often conflicting, statutory expectations, and be ready for his or her every word to be minced by the market.
Sentence in Classic:
That is to say, without mincing words, he invariably set before his hearers the sorrows and the difficulties which may confront a man, the trials and the temptations which may beset him.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Another piece called to her mind a dainty young woman clad in an Empire gown, taking mincing dancing steps as she came down a long avenue between tall hedges.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context