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subside
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
her anger subsided
Definition
become less intense, less severe, or less active — perhaps going away entirely
  • My excitement subsides, I wait cautiously until the first rocket goes up.
    Chapter 9 (93% in)
subsides = becomes less intense
  • "Surely Himmelstoss was a very different fellow as a postman," say I, after Albert's disappointment has subsided.
    Chapter 3 (53% in)
subsided = became less intense
There are no more uses of "subside" flagged with this meaning in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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2  —1 use as in:
the ground subsided
Definition
sink or settle to a lower level
  • All my efforts subside like froth into the one desire to be able just to stay lying there.
    Chapter 9 (38% in)
subside = settle
There are no more uses of "subside" flagged with this meaning in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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