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v
1. to reduce in quantity or intensity; to subside; to diminish
abate
n
1. a beating or pounding, esp an unlawful beating as in assault and battery
2. guns or heavy artillery
3. a group of similar things used together
battery
n
1. a defense wall with alternating high and low sections (often used in plural form)
battlement
adj
1. warlike; eager to fight
bellicose
n
1. a country or persons engaged in warfare or hostile action
adj
1. behaving in a hostile or aggressive manner; engaged in combat
belligerent
n
1. unrestricted power to act at one's discretion: unconditional permission or authority
carte blanche
n
1. an org of firms in the same industry for regulating production, pricing, and marketing of goods and decreasing competition by members
2. a coalition of political or special-interest groups to achieve a common cause; a bloc
cartel
n
1. a maker of maps and charts
cartographer
v
1. to intimidate; to discourage or dishearten
daunt
n
1. a person's strong point; the thing in which a person excels
adj
1. in music, loudly; forcefully
forte
n
1. courage in enduring pain or trouble
fortitude
v
1. to oppose or attack as false; to seek to discredit
impugn
adj
1. unconquerable
indomitable
n
1. a fistfighter, esp a pro boxer
pugilist
adj
1. quarrelsome; eager for a fight
pugnacious