Thesaurus / letting up

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Go on, boys, the rain's letting up, maybe you can help them.

It was a hoggish thing to do; but he was a native and knew no reason for letting up.

Fishing With The FlyCharles F. Orvis and Others

He knew what that meant—there would be no letting up now in the storm, and for another night he was a prisoner.

Instead of letting up, the sky grew darker and the wind increased in fury.

The rain was letting up a bit, and the smoky lantern lit up the surroundings for a circle thirty feet in diameter.

The Boy Land BoomerRalph Bonehill

Not even the most far-sighted could tell with any assurance what would be the effect of the letting up in war demand.

United States SteelArundel Cotter

"I think the rain is letting up a little," said Grace softly.

Zebedee has got himself one all by himself and he is going to keep it by letting up on one cigar a day.

Sun shining, but the northeast wind still blows whitecaps, with little if any sign of letting up.

The houseboat bookWilliam F. Waugh

Luckily the snowstorm was letting up, so the ride was not as disagreeable as they had anticipated.

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