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Word: bate

Definition: let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate


Sentences Containing 'bate'

Bate accompanied Horace Walpole as chaplain when the latter went to Paris as ambassador.
Bate, the elder brother of Julius Bate, was the son of the Rev. Richard Bate, vicar of Chilham and rector of Wareham.
Between May 2011 and January 2012, Chasnowski was under contract with BATE Borisov.
Byrne is married to Jonathan Bate, Shakespeare scholar and Provost of Worcester College, Oxford.
Elouera Beach or "Elouera" is a patrolled beach on Bate Bay, in Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia.
James Bate (1703–1775), was an English scholar and writer.
Jonathan Bate has described him as one of the "key makers of modern celebrity".
Leach appears to have aided Samouelle greatly, with Bate Westwood stating "Dr. Leach is the principal authority for Samouelle's work"; when Leach left the museum, Samouelle took over his position, but he "seemed incapable of independent work".
Old name -Ambavati . Amet simply means aam (mango) bate(small hill).Still there are many hills wiyh mango trees at Amet .First it was ruled by Rathores than it was handed over to Jaggawats by Mewar state.
The son of Callias, of the deme of Bate in Attica, who wrote on the festivals and sacrifices of the Greeks.

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