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abate
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David Copperfield
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  • She knew I did; for the stateliness of her manner already abated towards me, except when she spoke in praise of him, and then her air was always lofty.
  • Still, there was no abatement in the storm, but it blew harder.

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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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