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abate
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to become less in amount or intensity
  • 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.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (42% in)
  • 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.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (42% in)

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