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abate
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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to become less in amount or intensity
  • For six days my men kept driving in the best cows and feasting upon them, but when Jove the son of Saturn had added a seventh day, the fury of the gale abated; we therefore went on board, raised our masts, spread sail, and put out to sea.
    Book 12 (87% in)

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