Sentence Examples


  • The pain abated and she waited a few minutes.
  • The rifle fire abated and the ground shook with the drumming of hooves.
  • The hunger abated, and she dropped her head back to the pillow, satisfied.
  • But his interest in theology had not abated, and his thoughts found an outlet in".occasional preaching.
  • It was an austere religion, inculcating self-restraint, courage and honesty; it secured peace of conscience through forgiveness of sins, and abated for those who were initiated in its mysteries the superstitious terrors of death and the world to come.