abates

present tense third-person singular of abate
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as in deprives
to take something away from recurring problems could not abate her of her enthusiasm for the project

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“Abates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abates. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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