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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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subside
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • When everyone had taken a swig of antidote and the various swellings had subsided, Snape swept over to Goyle’s cauldron and scooped out the twisted black remains of the firework.
  • When the hubbub had subsided, Professor McGonagall said, "Professor Sprout has informed me that the Mandrakes are ready for cutting at last.

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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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