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Synonyms for bate

to become or cause to become less active or intense

Words related to bate

moderate or restrain

flap the wings wildly or frantically

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soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments

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All other Lerch Bates divisions will continue to be fully owned and operated by Lerch Bates, including the inspection operations of Joseph Neto and Associates in New York City.
Not only has Bates become a respected voice, but he has also kept the place in the committee for the last two sessions.
The Bates are returning with their show "Bringing Up Bates" on Jan.
In July 2012, two months after Harry's Law was canceled, Bates was diagnosed with breast cancer.
After the death of his wife, Bates hastily re-married, with fellow servant Anna Bates (nee Smith), who is employed as head housemaid at Downton.
Bates advertising claimed that the tractor was "The most efficient tractor in America, with crawler traction, quality construction, pulls 3-4 plows, and handles a 28-32 thresher.
But he said he could not say whether or not Bates was pushed when he fell down the restaurant's stairs, knocking him unconscious and cutting the back of his head.
Healthcare support worker Adam Warren said Bates took the scissors out of the left breast pocket of his uniform while he helped him use a cardboard urinal.
Bates oversaw Newcastle's most comprehensive squad overhaul in the last off-season, dealing with the loss of bigname, long-serving talents like Jonny Wilkinson, Jamie Noon and Tom May.
Liverpool crown court heard drunken Bates turned on Mr Grundy because he thought he had been "looking at him".
Bates, 30, has denied murdering Mr Hill, aged 30, and an alternative charge of manslaughter.
My assertion that Bates 'pioneered anthropological fieldwork' (Reece 2007:9) was based on White's chapter in Marcus' collected essays on women anthropologists (White 1993:58-61).
As co-founder, CEO, and president of Bates International Motor Home Rental Systems Inc.
Braidy Bates immediately formed a smile, and her voice perked up as she described her first sports memory.
The sprawling campus of Bates College is in full bloom during Maine's adventurous summer dance festival.