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abated

Said of a surface that has been cut away or beaten down so as to show a pattern or figure in low relief; also see relief.
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An irresistible reluctance continued to going home; and as I stayed away a while, the remembrance of the distress I had been in wore off, and as that abated, the little motion I had in my desires to return wore off with it, till at last I quite laid aside the thoughts of it, and looked out for a voyage.
A spokesperson for the National Centre for Meterology (NCM) UAE said that the anticipation of the weather being rough had abated, the skies were partly cloudy and hazy, but there was a chance of strong winds accompanied by occasional rain in some parts of the country especially after sunset.
A nuisance per se is a nuisance under any and all circumstances because it poses as a direct menace to public health or safety, and thus, may be summarily abated, while a nuisance per accidens is such nuisance, depending upon certain conditions, and thus, cannot be summarily abated.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: Drought has abated to levels not seen since the summer of 2012, rains bring floods to state parks and an interview with Mike Gershon, water lawyer at Austin-based Lloyd Gosselink.
The proposed disclosure requirements would include general descriptive information, such as the particular tax that is being abated; criteria that must be met for taxpayers to be eligible for the abatement; and provisions for recapturing abated taxes.
The bank said that downside risks to the global economy appeared to have abated, particularly in China, Europe and the United States.
Summary: BRUSSELS - The eurozone debt crisis abated slightly on Tuesday with an agreement on extra funds for the IMF, strong data from Germany and a good bond sale in Spain which boosted stocks and the euro.
TOKYO - Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday as worries about the eurozone debt crisis abated after European Union leaders reached an agreement last week on ways to address it.
No work can be done until the violation is abated. A chief management officer of the mine has to be personally responsible to oversee operations and this person must counter-sign the exam books.
The court also abated the closure cases against the Turkish Communist Party and the Turkish Socialist Workers' Party on the same reason.
Snow removed the pump's handle, and the outbreak abated.