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synonyms for abating

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • dull
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • recede
  • slacken
  • slow
  • subside
  • taper
  • taper off
  • wane
  • allay
  • coast
  • cool
  • decline
  • moderate
  • quell
  • reduce
  • subdue
  • unlax
  • chill out
  • cool it
  • go with the flow
  • hang easy
  • hang loose
  • lay back
  • let go
  • let it all hang out
  • let up
  • mellow out
  • take it easy
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antonyms for abating

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  • advance
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • forward
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • rise
  • incite
  • win
  • amplify
  • enhance
  • intensify
  • magnify
  • prolong
  • revive
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How to use abating in a sentence

As we learned more about the coronavirus, and restaurants instituted safety measures, my worry abated.
GIVE IN TO PANDEMIC CRAVINGS, STARTING WITH A HOMEMADE CHEESESTEAK SANDWICHDAVID HAGEDORNDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Scott said more restrictions could be on the way if the city’s infection rate does not abate.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR THURSDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETH, TEDDY AMENABARDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Scott said more restrictions could be added if the city’s infection rate does not abate.
MARYLAND JURISDICTIONS ANNOUNCE TOUGHER CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS AS REGION’S CASELOADS SURGEERIN COX, RACHEL CHASON, JULIE ZAUZMER, PATRICIA SULLIVANDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When cases abated, some of those restrictions were eased — and, before too long, Covid-19 cases were spiking again.
HOW MELBOURNE ERADICATED COVID-19DYLAN SCOTTDECEMBER 4, 2020VOX
The city is also issuing bonds to abate property and other taxes over a 20-year term to cover the first $500 million investment by Netflix to build out the production facility.
NETFLIX COMMITS $1 BILLION TO MAKE NEW MEXICO HOME TO ONE OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST STUDIOSJONATHAN SHIEBERNOVEMBER 23, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Public health experts and hospital administrators say the abrupt rise in new cases is unlikely to abate in the next few weeks and could foreshadow a more difficult December, followed by an even rougher January and a darker February.
CORONAVIRUS CASES ARE SOARING IN THE D.C. REGION. EXPERTS SAY THE WORST IS YET TO COME.ERIN COX, JULIE ZAUZMERNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The furore which the steam-engine has excited and so long maintained in the mechanical world is decidedly abating.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 11, NO. 24, MARCH, 1873VARIOUS
Meanwhile, the latter began to show signs of abating energy after twelve hours' work.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The fury of the storm was abating and the lightning flashes were becoming less frequent.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
The fever was abating, still the deft fingers dripping with the water pressed the fevered face.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ABATING

  • abating
  • allaying
  • alleviating
  • analeptic
  • assuaging
  • consolatory
  • consoling
  • curing
  • encouraging
  • freeing
  • health-giving
  • heart-warming
  • inspiriting
  • invigorating
  • lightening
  • mitigating
  • reassuring
  • refreshing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • restoring
  • revitalizing
  • softening
  • soothing
  • succoring
  • sustaining
  • tranquilizing
  • upholding
  • warming
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