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1) abatement. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...The act or process of decreasing: curtailment, cut, cutback, decrease, decrement, diminishment, diminution, drain, reduction, slash, slowdown, taper. See INCREASE....

2) Abatement. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in heraldry, is a mark of dishonour annexed to coat armour, whereby the honour of it is abated. 1...

3) abatement. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Diminution in amount, degree, or intensity; moderation. 2. The amount lowered; a reduction. 3. Law The act of eliminating or annulling....

4) reduction. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. The act or process of decreasing: abatement, curtailment, cut, cutback, decrease, decrement, diminishment, diminution, drain, slash, slowdown, taper. See INCREASE....

5) 15386. Crisp, Quentin. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:15386 QUOTATION:Abatement in the hostility of one's enemies must never be thought to signify they have been won over. It only means that one has ceased to...

6) 813. Discount. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: DISCOUNT, abatement, concession, reduction, depreciation, allowance, qualification, set-off, drawback, poundage, agio, percentage; rebate, rebatement, backwardization...

7) Plan of Campaign (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...1886. It provided that Irish tenants on an estate should band together, and determine what abatement of rent they considered to be called for. If the landlord accepted...

8) defervescence. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The abatement of a fever. From Latin dfervscns, dfervscent-, present participle of dfervscere, to stop boiling, cool off : d-, de- + fervscere, to grow hot, inchoative...

9) remission. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...condition or period in which something is remitted. 2. A lessening of intensity or degree; abatement. 3a. Medicine Abatement or subsiding of the symptoms of a disease....

10) 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,...

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