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1) abate. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To grow or cause to grow gradually less: decrease, diminish, drain, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, peter (out), rebate, reduce, tail away or (off), taper (off)....

2) Abate (2 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(French, abattre, whence a battue, i.e., wholesale destruction of game; O.E. a beatan.) 1 Abate, in horsemanship, is to perform well the downward motion. A horse...

3) Baldinucci, Abate Filippo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Baldinucci, Abate Filippo, (aba´ta felip´po baldenoot´che) (KEY) , 1624-96, Italian art historian and philologist. Baldinucci was a pioneer in research techniques...

4) abate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. To fall off in degree or intensity; subside. 2. Law To become void. Middle English abaten, from Old French abattre, to beat down : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see...

5) Beat. (French, abattre, to abate.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To beat down. To make a seller "abate" his price. 1...

6) 51402. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:51402 QUOTATION:O weary night, O long and tedious night,Abate thy hours, shine comforts from the east. ATTRIBUTION:William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British...

7) rebate. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...An amount deducted: abatement, deduction, discount, reduction. See INCREASE. 1. To grow or cause to grow gradually less: abate, decrease, diminish, drain, dwindle,...

8) 3623. Anonymous. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:3623 QUOTATION:The enjoyment of sex, although greatIs in later years said to abate.This well may be so,But how would I know?I'm now only seventy-eight. ATTRIBUTION:Anonymous...

9) 56430. Stevens, Wallace. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:56430 QUOTATION:It was the customFor his rage against chaosTo abate on the way to church,In regulations of his spirit.How good life is, on the basis of propriety,To...

10) Wordsworth, William. 1888. Complete Poetical Works.
...TO - THOSE silver clouds collected round the sun His mid-day warmth abate not, seeming less To overshade than multiply his beams By soft reflection-grateful to the...

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