- 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)
There are no more uses of "subdue" in The Grapes of Wrath.
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