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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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to become less in amount or intensity
  • Phoebe's wheezing had abated and her color had improved; her cheeks were faintly pink.
    p. 93.1
  • But by midmorning the storm had begun to abate, and the distant sounds of plows grated through the still air.
    p. 19.4

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