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abate
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
to become less in amount or intensity
  • But if doom denies this to me, then I will have naught: neither life diminished, nor love halved, nor honour abated.
    5.7 — Book 5 Chapter 7 — The Pyre of Denethor (57% in)
  • Looking back they saw the dome of the house crack and smokes issue forth; and then with a rush and rumble of stone it fell in a flurry of fire; but still unabated the flames danced and flickered among the ruins.
    5.7 — Book 5 Chapter 7 — The Pyre of Denethor (72% in)
  • But Faramir burned with a fever that would not abate.
    5.8 — Book 5 Chapter 8 — The Houses of Healing (18% in)

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