This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

abated

abated Sentence Examples

  • The pain abated and she waited a few minutes.

    68
    19
  • The rifle fire abated and the ground shook with the drumming of hooves.

    29
    13
  • The hunger abated, and she dropped her head back to the pillow, satisfied.

    20
    10
  • Gradually the sound abated and Keaton released her.

    14
    10
  • But his interest in theology had not abated, and his thoughts found an outlet in".occasional preaching.

    13
    9
  • A highway nuisance may be abated by any person, and may be made the subject of indictment at common law.

    11
    8
  • In everything which related to the continent of Europe and to the resumption of trade relations between Great Britain and France, Bonaparte had his way; and he abated his demands only in a few questions relating to India and Newfoundland.

    11
    11
  • 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.

    10
    7
  • Gradually the nausea abated and the pounding in her head stopped.

    9
    10
  • The acute interest which they excited when George Smith deciphered their contents in 1872 has to some extent abated, but this is only because scholars are now pretty generally agreed as to their bearing on the corresponding parts of Genesis.

    8
    7
  • The spiritual habit abated no whit of his inborn sagacity, and it is said that in his later years political leaders found no shrewder sage with whom to take counsel.

    6
    4
  • Four inquisitions during the 13th century supported the abbot's claims, yet in 1343 the townsmen declared in a chancery bill of complaint that Cirencester was a borough distinct from the manor, belonging to the king but usurped by the abbot, who since 1308 had abated their court of provostry..

    5
    4
  • Suspected of "Moderatism" on account of this incident, especially when he was recalled to Paris, Tallien increased, in appearance, his revolutionary zeal, but Therese abated his revolutionary ardour, and from the lives she saved by her entreaties she received the name of "Our Lady of Thermidor," after the 9th of Thermidor.

    5
    7
  • The Lollards, far from daunted, abated no effort to make good their ground, and united a struggle for social and political liberty to the hatred felt by the peasants towards the Romish clergy.

    4
    3
  • Though slightly estranged from Sparta after the peace of Nicias, they never abated their enmity against their neighbours.

    4
    5
  • But the amir, whose feelings of resentment had by no means abated, was now leaning toward Russia, though he mainly desired to hold the balance between two equally formidable rivals.

    4
    5
  • The last but one of the Grand Masters who reigned in Malta, de Rohan, restored good government, abated abuses and promulgated a code of laws; but the ascendancy acquired by the Inquisition over the Order, the confiscation of the property of the knights in France on the outbreak of the Revolution, and the intrigues of the French made the task of regenerating the Order evidently hopeless in the changed conditions of Christendom.

    4
    6
  • The skin over the affected part is often red and swollen, and, even after the attack has abated, feels stiff and tender to the touch.

    3
    2
  • Further, the naval activity displayed by Sparta during the closing years of the Peloponnesian War abated when Persian subsidies were withdrawn, and the ambitious projects of Lysander led to his disgrace, which was followed by his death at Haliartus in 395.

    3
    2
  • However as the weather front moved through the wind abated and with it came sunshine and a changing wind direction.

    1
    0
  • abated by the time that the young explorer left home.

    1
    0
  • The storm made the forest pitch dark; therefore, searching was useless until it abated.

    0
    0
  • She battled a wave of panic and felt drained as the feeling abated.

    0
    0
  • From the beginning of the 18th century the zeal of the Quaker body abated.

    0
    0
  • These interviews settled the preliminaries of an alliance; but they rested on the assumption that the theological feud between Wittenberg and Zurich could be removed, or its violence at least abated.

    0
    0
  • At his accession the dissensions caused by the faction of Eulalius (see BONIFACE I.) had not yet abated.

    0
    0
  • During his last years Ferdinand's energy was abated.

    0
    0
  • Abated >>

    0
    0
  • In fact, Kashgaria flourished under them, and the fanaticism of Islam was considerably abated.

    0
    0
  • For the last race, the rain never abated, the wind moved round to the North, and the temperature dropped.

    0
    0
  • abated within hours of restarting the drug.

    0
    0
  • abated somewhat by August.

    0
    0
  • As we crossed over the mountains that run down the center of Upolu and headed toward the southern coast the rain gradually abated.

    0
    0
  • abated slightly with gusts coming down the river at a mere thirty five miles per hour.

    0
    0
  • The swollen stream had abated and the stream at the entrance was much abated so in we went.

    0
    0
  • The threat of further terror strikes in the capital has not abated.

    0
    0
  • abated for a while.

    0
    0
  • Land values would fund the exchequer and today's taxes would be lifted or substantially abated.

    0
    0
  • In the tenth, the theme of the " vanity of human wishes " is illustrated by great historic instances, rather than by pictures of the men and manners of the age; and, though the declamatory vigour and power of expression in it are occasionally as great as in the earlier satires, and although touches of Juvenal's saturnine humour, and especially of his misogyny, appear in all the satires of this book, yet their general tone shows that the white heat of his indignation is abated; and the lines of the eleventh, already referred to (201 seq.), " Spectent juvenes quos clamor et audax Sponsio, quos cultae decet assedisse puellae: Nostra bibat vernum contracta cuticula solem," leave no doubt that he was well advanced in years when they were written.

    0
    0
  • However, people with moderate cases of carpal tunnel syndrome and those whose symptoms have abated have also have had good results with exercise.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →