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abate
used in The Merchant of Venice

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Definition
to become less in amount or intensity
  • 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.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Belmont. The avenue to PORTIA's house (65% in)

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