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abate

Synonyms of abate in English:

verb

  • 1 the storm had abated
    subside, die down/away/out, lessen, ease (off), let up, decrease, diminish, moderate, decline, fade, dwindle, recede, tail off, peter out, taper off, wane, ebb, weaken, come to an end
    archaic remit
    [Antonyms] intensify
  • 2 nothing abated his crusading zeal
    decrease, lessen, diminish, reduce, moderate, ease, soothe, dampen, calm, tone down, allay, temper
    [Antonyms] increase
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