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subdue
used in The Grapes of Wrath

3 uses
  • About mid-afternoon child bathing began, and as each child was caught, subdued, and washed, the noise on the playground gradually subsided.
    Chapter 24 (1% in)
  • And at last Pa and Ma and Uncle John came out, and they were subdued and quiet.
    Chapter 20 (1% in)
  • They were subdued and shining.
    Chapter 22 (51% in)

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