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subside
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Gilbert had whisked the pin out of sight and was studying his history with the soberest face in the world; but when the commotion subsided he looked at Anne and winked with inexpressible drollery.
  • As Josie was not "speaking" to Jane just then she had to subside into comparative harmlessness.

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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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