Abate

abate
abate [ə’beɪt] v.
 If something bad or undesirable abates, it becomes much less strong or severe.
eg. In recent years, violence has abated.
最近几年暴行有所减退。

abate的意思就是减弱;减轻;减退,类似的词还有slack off,slack,die away

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