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Oliver Twist
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  • He clasped his hands together, and involuntarily uttered a subdued exclamation of horror.

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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
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