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General Crossword Questions for “abate”

  • Lessen
  • Die down
  • Lessen - cease
  • Become less intense
  • Routed, beat a retreat
  • Diminish, mitigate


  • Abate started playing football with amateur club Rescaldina, before joining Milan's youth On 24 June 2009, Milan reclaimed Abate again and this time he was. — “Ignazio Abate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Dell'Abate was born in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island. His father, Sal Dell'Abate, was an ice cream salesman. He attended Adelphi University, receiving the Richard F. Clemo Award at the end of his senior year,[2] where he interned at several radio stations. — “Gary Dell'Abate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • State motorcyclists' rights organizations (SMROs) exist in about 32 US states, 25 of which call themselves "ABATE of (state name)," the rest going by various other names. ABATE organization use the MRF to share state information, and get more information on a federal level as. — “State motorcyclists' rights organizations - Wikipedia, the”,


  • Yet he seemed in no way dashed in spirits, nor did he at all abate in his activity, so that I was driven, to marvel at the man's endurance. — “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I have known some, who have secured themselves from this mischance, by coming half sated elsewhere, purposely to abate the ardour of the fury, and others, who, being grown old, find themselves less impotent by being less able; and one, who found an advantage in being assured by a friend of his, that he had a counter-charm of enchantments that would secure him from this disgrace. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • "Joannes stayed for a while to see whether the storm seemed to abate in its fury, but a brief space of time sufficed to assure him that, instead of diminishing, the violence of the rain and thunder momentarily increased; resigning himself, therefore, to what seemed inevitable, he bade his host good-night, and mounted the stairs. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Anon go get us fast into this inn* *house A kneading trough, or else a kemelin*, *brewing-tub For each of us; but look that they be large, In whiche we may swim* as in a barge: *float And have therein vitaille suffisant But for one day; fie on the remenant; The water shall aslake* and go away *slacken, abate Aboute prime* upon the nexte day. *early morning But Robin may not know of this, thy knave*, *servant Nor eke thy maiden Gill I may not save: Ask me not why: for though thou aske me I will not telle Godde's privity. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • She deferred to me in most things, but she never shrank from maintaining her opinions if they were put in question; nor does she to this day abate one jot of her belief in the religion of her childhood, though in compliance with my repeated entreaties she has allowed herself to be baptized into the English Church. — “Erewhon” by Samuel Butler
  • After this stop, we made on to the southward continually for ten or twelve days, living very sparingly on our provisions, which began to abate very much, and going no oftener to the shore than we were obliged to for fresh water. — “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe


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