To better see all uses of the word
Lord of the Flies
please enable javascript.

Used In
Lord of the Flies
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • The assembly murmured in subdued agreement.
  • Those who were aware that a ship had passed the island while the fire was out were subdued by the thought of Ralph’s anger; while those, including the littluns who did not know, were impressed by the general air of solemnity.

  • There are no more uses of "subdue" in the book.

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: subdue opposition Define
to control or put down by force or intimidation
as in: subdued colors Define
to reduce the intensity of something -- such as colors, light, conversation, or mood or in the form subdued: describing something of low intensity
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading