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subdue
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
not intense, or less active
The exact meaning of subdued depends upon its context. For example:
  • "subdued colors" — not too bright (soft, not intense)
  • "a subdued voice" — quiet; perhaps whispered
  • "a subdued mood" — quiet and less active; perhaps a bit sad or thoughtful
  • "subdued summer activity" — less active or busy than normal
  • A subdued impassioned murmur was audible in the room beyond, and Miss Baker leaned forward unashamed, trying to hear.
    p. 14.8
subdued = quiet
There are no more uses of "subdued" in The Great Gatsby.

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