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subdue
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The Fountainhead
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  • The crowd, brown and streaked with subdued color, looked like a fruitcake of all the arts, with the cream of the A.G.A. rich and heavy on top.
  • The men did not hurry, but they moved with subdued haste, the propulsion of purpose; nobody loitered in that lobby.

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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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