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Abate

Abate

To diminish; lessen.

And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were ABATED. And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat. ( Genesis 8:3-4 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Abate'". A King James Dictionary.