Definitions of Abated

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Usage examples for Abated

  1. The wind veered to the north; and though it abated nothing of its force, preserved us from the teeth of the rocks. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. He looked back, and Gray Peter still gained, an inch at a time, and his stride did not seem to have abated – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  3. " Now so I be, but my natural strength is abated – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  4. Riles had never forgiven the affair at Grant's, and his nature was such that his hatred grew rather than abated with the passage of time. – The Bail Jumper by Robert J. C. Stead
  5. But his anger had not yet abated – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. On the 25th January, the snow- storms having somewhat abated they once more dug themselves as it were out of their living grave, and spent the whole day in hauling wood from the shore. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598-99 by John Lothrop Motley
  7. But, in proportion as the number of those distinct kingdoms diminished, till at length they were all melted and amalgamated into one great empire, the destruction of the human race by human means abated and the government, since that time, has been less interrupted by foreign war, or domestic commotion, than any other that history has made known. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  8. As long as the exertion was possible even to the heroic force which age had not abated Moses thus prayed for his people; for the gesture was a prayer, and a grand one, and must not be criticised otherwise than as the act of a poetic and primitive genius, whose institutions throughout are full of spiritual import. – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  9. When the first surprise and joy and sorrow were a little abated Shenac whispered,- " And Evan- Hamish, should we go to- night to tell Angus Dhu that Allister has come home?" – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  10. Towards midnight the storm abated a little, and, giving way to fatigue, I fell asleep. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  11. The authorities, as soon as the fever had abated and left him on the high road to recovery, had sent him home. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  12. He had excellent manners when he chose, particularly when he had been his own master long enough for the novelty to have abated – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  13. The storm then abated and they reached land in safety. – The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
  14. When the disease abated he concluded that he had no desire to penetrate further into the wilderness, so he turned his face towards San Francisco again. – California 1849-1913 or the Rambling Sketches and Experiences of Sixty-four Years' Residence in that State. by L. H. Woolley
  15. The first six chapters are principally employed on the former part of the argument, yet with counsels interspersed tending to show how the vanity, or at least the vexation of earthly pursuits may be abated – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  16. His size can be diminished and his strength abated – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  17. With this successful demonstration Gordon's excitement in House politics abated – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  18. His thirst for revenge could hardly have abated as the effect of his cups passed off, and it was evident to the victim of the outrage that some other influence had been brought to bear upon him. – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  19. She behaved well; and we hoped, believing that we were still some thirty miles or more from the coast, that she would not near the reefs till the gale had abated – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. As his anger had now abated the father at last let himself be persuaded and went home with him. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers