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subside
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The Idiot
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  • The officer, tearing himself from the prince’s grasp, pushed him so violently backwards that he staggered a few steps and then subsided into a chair.
  • She could go no farther, and subsided on to a couch quite exhausted; too feeble to remember so much as to ask the prince to take a seat.
  • She frowned, and subsided on to the sofa with a tired air, and without taking the trouble to remove her hat.
  • Here Colia handed him a chair, and he subsided into it, breathless with rage.

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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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