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subside
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
become less intense, less severe, or less active — perhaps going away entirely
  • It is enough that by degrees the children and their emotions got out of the parlour, and by one stair at a time, up to the top of the house; where they went to bed, and so subsided.
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (93% in)
subsided = stopped being noisy and active
There are no more uses of "subside" in A Christmas Carol.

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