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
By Wednesday, Luke’s headache had abated slightly, but he feared he wouldn’t be well enough to compete in Macon, Georgia, over the coming weekend.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
Esme’s sobs abated as she watched hint bend the clay man’s legs and sit him on the edge of the tub.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
Though the bitter cold did not abate, the daylight hours grew perceptibly longer.
Elizabeth George Speare -- The Witch of Blackbird Pond
The tightness in her stomach abated, and she sighed through her nose.
Sarah J. Maas -- Throne of Glass
"Bad in your head," said the Pirate King, who was now only the boy from his class and they were in the school hall, not the deck of the pirate ship, although the storm had not abated and the floor of the hall pitched and rolled like a ship at sea.
Neil Gaiman -- The Graveyard Book
The wind abates, the sun comes out, the trail across is flat—frozen seawater—and the dogs are well rested.
Gary Paulsen -- Woodsong
But that feeling of separateness abates, it must, when one is in labor, crying, then screaming, then laughing, and then hearing some other woman doing the same.
Kaye Gibbons -- My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
The wind had somewhat abated but was still blowing.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
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He hopes the rains will abate.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
As the night faded into day, he began to tire, but my rage never abated.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
How long I scramble along dodging the fireballs I can’t say, but the attacks finally begin to abate.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
The research was part of a study examining lead abatement methods, and all families involved were black.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The sky remained dark around us, but the clouds of dust abated somewhat.
Rudolfo Anaya -- Bless Me, Ultima
Already the sudden storm is passing, and its fierceness is abating.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
The morrow produced no abatement of Mrs. Bennet’s ill-humour or ill health.
Jane Austen -- Pride and Prejudice
The wild elements were slow to abate, but as the day passed, they wandered elsewhere.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
Once the rains abated, my father’s garden thrived in the heat like an unleashed temper.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
And still the gunfire never abated.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
At which point the revelry mixed with meanness abated and King Walker handed Milkman his Winchester .22.
Toni Morrison -- Song of Solomon
he kept shrieking with no abatement of terror as the flak thumped and mushroomed all about him.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
But much abatement is necessary with respect to the incredible bulk he assigns it.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
It was not for his friend to abate that confidence.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
By degrees the wind abated, vast gray clouds rolled towards the west, and the blue firmament appeared studded with bright stars.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
Then she picked me up in her arms and the terror abated for a while.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The waves of the great movement abate, and on the calm surface eddies are formed in which float the diplomatists, who imagine that they have caused the floods to abate.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
When a thing suited him he paid the price demanded, without thinking to ask for any abatement.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
It has done nothing but rain all summer; the wind irritates me; the wind does not abate.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
On the afternoon of May 15, when the blizzard finally abated, I returned to the southeast face and climbed to the top of a slender ridge that abuts the upper peak like a flying buttress on a Gothic cathedral.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
By the time he got to the Upland Highway it was full dark, but the snowstorm showed no sign of abating.
Stephen King -- The Shining
When Eliza referred again to her project of teaching phonetics, Higgins abated not a jot of his violent opposition to it.
George Bernard Shaw -- Pygmalion
He walked up one street, and down another, until exercise had abated the first passion of his grief; and then the revulsion of feeling made him thirsty.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
By midmorning the storm had abated, although a continuous drizzle still percolated through the mist.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
The latter was, as she admitted, growing old, but her black eyes were not dim nor the vigor of her tongue in the least abated.
Lucy Maud Montgomery -- Anne Of Green Gables
Helen regarded me, probably with surprise: I could not now abate my agitation, though I tried hard; I continued to weep aloud.
Charlotte Bronte -- Jane Eyre
"Seek you any here?" demanded Heyward, when the other had arrived sufficiently nigh to abate his speed; "I trust you are no messenger of evil tidings?"
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
In the night, when the anguish which had followed my father’s visit was somewhat abated, I lay awake, puzzling.
John Wyndham -- The Chrysalids
Although, by a seemingly careless arrangement of his heterogeneous garb, he had endeavoured to conceal or abate the peculiarity, it was sufficiently evident to Hester Prynne that one of this man’s shoulders rose higher than the other.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
Some hopes I had, that when the storm was abated I might be able to get some food and necessaries out of her, which I conceived were not damaged, because the ship did stand upright.
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
Harry was not sure his anger had abated yet; but his thirst for information was now overcoming his urge to keep shouting.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Something should have happened at that point: the fire should have abated.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
"And it would not be quite fair to Miraz," Peter continued, "to have in sight anything that might abate the edge of his courage."
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
The storm abated.
Ray Bradbury -- The Martian Chronicles
Sweet Portia, If you did know to whom I gave the ring, If you did know for whom I gave the ring, And would conceive for what I gave the ring, And how unwillingly I left the ring, When nought would be accepted but the ring, You would abate the strength of your displeasure.
William Shakespeare -- The Merchant of Venice
The three women sat talking about various miseries they had had, their cure or abatement, what had helped.
Toni Morrison -- The Bluest Eye
If the wind didn’t abate-and soon-the summit would be out of the question for all of us.
Jon Krakauer -- Into Thin Air
The pain , except for the excruciating agony of his left knee , seemed to have abated a tiny bit.
Stephen King -- Misery
] The power of love is really pretty tremendous! Love is something that-changes the whole world, Laura! [The storm abates a little and Laura leans back.