Example sentences for: abate

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  • Frank Abate (“Unraveling the American Place-Name Cover” [XVIII,2]) missed a few choice names: there is a village (though without a post office) named Obtuse , Connecticut; many know about Truth-or-Consequences , New Mexico, named for an old quiz show.

  • Dr. Frank R. Abate, who has been conducting research for a comprehensive place-name catalogue, has sent us a listing of some interesting names in the U.S. that raises some questions.

  • 2.266), even the most unflappable reader must gasp at the Moor's offer to Gratiano: “Here is my journey's end, here is my butt,” nor will his guffaws entirely abate after he learns that butt here means goal . In Twelfth Night (v.

  • I am happy, by the way, that Abate did not say that studying Latin helps you to think clearly—an erroneous notion still often heard.

  • [Those who are aware of Loanwords Index and Loanwords Dictionary , by Frank R. Abate and this reviewer (Gale Research, 1983, 1985), should be reminded that those works are restricted to “Foreign Words and Phrases That Are Not Fully Assimilated into English and Retain a Measure of Their Foreign Orthography, Pronunciation, or Flavor,” to quote from the suitable of Loanwords Index.


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