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subdue
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  • The mechanic and the two work-girls examined him point by point before resuming their conversation in a subdued voice.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Kearney looked straight before him, stroking his beard, while Mrs. Kearney spoke into Kathleen's ear with subdued emphasis.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: subdued colors
as in: subdue opposition
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