Sentence Examples

  • The crowd's roar began to abate after a few minutes of excitement.
  • Losing a debate can often cause one's dignity to abate.
  • Taking pain medicine can cause headaches to abate.
  • A few weeks after their argument, Rachel and Eric's harsh feelings toward each other began to abate.
  • After a few hours of providing heat, the fire's bright flames began to abate.

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