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  • The shower greatly abated, the lightning ceased, the thunder rolled among the distant hills, and the sun began to glisten on the wet leaves and the falling rain.
  • The stationer’s heart begins to thump heavily, for his old apprehensions have never abated.

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  • The storm abated.
  • When he opened them again it was evening and some of the sharp pain had abated, there were many dull aches, and the crash came back to him fully.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet

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