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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gradual sinking to a lower level.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used without object), : The laughter subsided. ,to cause coffee grounds to subside
  • "Girls 'heads always do ache," answered Tom, subsiding from a roar into a chuckle.
  • She grinned, exhilarated, and turned to her father, her grin subsiding.
  • Bowman noticed the calm Yeti faces and slowly sat back, his intense expression subsiding into sullen neutrality. for more
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