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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • We managed to subdue him just in time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My father had to use a number of spells to subdue me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "How did your father subdue you?" said Dumbledore.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They walked three times around the lake, trying all the way to think of a simple spell that would subdue a dragon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Theirs had been the most subdued table before he had gotten to his feet, and theirs were still the saddest and palest faces in the Hall.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Harry saw the dragon keepers rushing forward to subdue the Horntail, and, over at the entrance to the enclosure, Professor McGonagalh, Professor Moody, and Hagrid hurrying to meet him, all of them waving him toward them, their smiles evident even from this distance.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: subdued colors
as in: subdue opposition
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