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subside
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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the ground subsided
Definition
sink or settle to a lower level
  • He delighted in the swell and subsidence of the rhythm, and the happily recurring rhyme.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (9% in)

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  • Subsiding from it, he did not sink into his former intellectual apathy.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (47% in)
  • But, in after days, when the frenzy of that hideous epoch had subsided, it was remembered how loudly Colonel Pyncheon had joined in the general cry, to purge the land from witchcraft; nor did it fail to be whispered, that there was an invidious acrimony in the zeal with which he had sought the condemnation of Matthew Maule.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (13% in)
  • When the sound subsided, the silence through the house was deep, dreary, and oppressive, notwithstanding that the tongues of many of the guests had already been loosened by a surreptitious cup or two of wine or spirits.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (38% in)
  • Soon, however, they had subsided nearly to their former dead level.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (32% in)
  • In the case of our old gentlewoman, after the excitement of new effort had subsided, the despondency of her whole life threatened, ever and anon, to return.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (76% in)
  • The wild effervescence of his mood—which had so readily supplied thoughts, fantasies, and a strange aptitude of words, and impelled him to talk from the mere necessity of giving vent to this bubbling-up gush of ideas had entirely subsided.
    Chapter 17 — The Flight of Two Owls (97% in)
  • XXI The Departure THE sudden death of so prominent a member of the social world as the Honorable Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon created a sensation (at least, in the circles more immediately connected with the deceased) which had hardly quite subsided in a fortnight.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (1% in)

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