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subside
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • After opening his mouth once or twice more, Dudley subsided into scarlet-faced silence.
  • "My Lord," Yaxley went on, "Dawlish believes an entire party of Aurors will be used to transfer the boy — " Voldemort held up a large white hand, and Yaxley subsided at once, watching resentfully as Voldemort turned back to Snape.
  • The man’s screams subsided, but dry sobs echoed through the corridor.

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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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