Sentence Examples


  • He informed Dean the climbers, who were due to check out later, had left for the ice park, grumbling at the heavy accumulation of snow which was abating to a last-ditch flurry after depositing thirty inches of fluffy white.
  • Meanwhile France provided Italy with fresh cause for uneasiness by abating her hostility to Germany.
  • Hence he appears to have encouraged agriculture by abating the tax on small farms, and even by assisting them with money and stock.
  • And now abating in his flurry, the whale once more rolled out into view; surging from side to side; spasmodically dilating and contracting his spout-hole, with sharp, cracking, agonized respirations.
  • But still driving on in the wake of the whales, at length they seemed abating their speed; gradually the ship neared them; and the wind now dying away, word was passed to spring to the boats.

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