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  • He spoke in a subdued and troubled voice, very different from his usual dictatorial manner; and was often at a loss for words.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On one of the back benches, remote in the subdued light and the strangeness of the place, sat the villainous whelp, sulky to the last, whom he had the misery to call his son.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He stood before the fire, partly because it was a cool spring afternoon, though the sun shone; partly because the shade of Stone Lodge was always haunted by the ghost of damp mortar; partly because he thus took up a commanding position, from which to subdue Mrs. Gradgrind.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: subdue opposition
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