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subdued -- as in: subdued colors
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as in: subdued colors Define
to reduce the intensity of something -- such as colors, light, conversation, or mood or in the form subdued: describing something of low intensity
  • I prefer a restaurant that lends itself to subdued conversation.
  • She was very upset this morning, but was more subdued and thoughtful when we talked this afternoon.
  • The meal’s subdued.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • So subdued, in fact, that there are long periods of silence relieved only by the removal of old dishes and presentation of new ones.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
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as in: subdue opposition Define
to control or put down by force or intimidation
as in: subdued colors Define
to reduce the intensity of something -- such as colors, light, conversation, or mood or in the form subdued: describing something of low intensity
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