That modern science has repeatedly affirmed their findings does little to abate the continuing doubt.
Perhaps, under different circumstances, with other kinds of modern Jewish women, their anger might start to abate.
To abate the overload, The Daily Beast created its first list of the best destinations on the Web.
The purge marked a bold effort by the Islamist leader to abate widespread anger over the attack.
Whatever the motive, by late last week it seemed the military standoff might abate.
The gale did not abate; nothing but the boisterous sea and the overcast sky could I see about me.
But the colonel did not abate one whit of his craft or caution.
The same reason which contributes to alleviate the guilt, must have tended to abate the vigor, of their persecutions.
Certainly, but I shall exert all my strength to abate yours.
The Land here begins to abate of its Height, and has some few Swamps.
"put an end to" (c.1300); "to grow less, diminish in power or influence" (early 14c.), from Old French abattre "beat down, cast down," from Vulgar Latin *abbatere, from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + battuere "to beat" (see batter (v.)). Secondary sense of "to fell, slaughter" is in abatis and abattoir. Related: Abated; abating.