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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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subside
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • The pain in his forehead was subsiding slightly, though he was still sweating and shivering feverishly.
  • He lay quite still and silent while the pain in his scar subsided and disappointment washed over him.
  • Kreacher seemed to be in a better mood on his reappearance, his bitter muttering had subsided somewhat and he submitted to orders more docilely than usual, though once or twice Harry caught the houseelf staring at him avidly, but always looking quickly away whenever he saw that Harry had noticed.
  • I do not think Sinus took me very seriously, or that he ever saw Kreacher as a being with feelings as acute as a human’s = ’Don’t you blame — don’t you — talk — about Sirius like —’ Harry’s breath was constricted, he could not get the words out properly; but the rage that had subsided briefly flared in him again: he would not let Dumbledore criticise Sirius.

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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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