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subdue
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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subdue
Used in
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • The Herbology class was very subdued; there were now two missing from their number, Justin and Hermione.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Fred and George challenged Harry and Ron to a few games of Exploding Snap, and Ginny sat watching them, very subdued in Hermione's usual chair.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was asking that bloke from the Daily Prophet if he'd be able to work the fight into his report said it was all publicity " But it was a subdued group that headed back to the fireside in the Leaky Cauldron, where Harry, the Weasleys, and all their shopping would be traveling back to the Burrow using Floo powder.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: subdued colors
as in: subdue opposition
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