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subside
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • About mid-afternoon child bathing began, and as each child was caught, subdued, and washed, the noise on the playground gradually subsided.
  • Oh, Lord!" She subsided, breathing heavily.

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  • I couldn’t think clearly until the pain subsided.
  • We had to wait for the noise to subside before we continue our conversation.

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