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 v.  settle down; sink to a lower level or form depression; wear off or die down
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  Though in certain circumstances these gentlemen bellow their loudest like bulls, though this, let us suppose, does them the greatest credit, yet, as I have said already, confronted with the impossible they subside at once.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: III
2  It had grown so dark that one could not distinguish the uniforms ten paces off, and the firing had begun to subside.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXI
3  Toward dusk the cannonade began to subside.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
4  The flood of nations begins to subside into its normal channels.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER IV
5  A moment was allowed for the first thrill to subside, then Hugo, the villain, stalked in with a clanking sword at his side, a slouching hat, black beard, mysterious cloak, and the boots.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWO
6  Mr. Bhaer stood by, watching her blush and blunder, and as he watched, his own bewilderment seemed to subside, for he was beginning to see that on some occasions, women, like dreams, go by contraries.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-SIX
7  Then these agonies began swiftly to subside, and I came to myself as if out of a great sickness.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
8  Fortunately the storm began to subside, but still the sea was disturbed.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 58 ESCAPE
9  But now every sound ceased suddenly, with the subsidence of Mr. Walters' voice, and the conclusion of the speech was received with a burst of silent gratitude.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
10  As she stood, hesitant, wondering where she could hide until the ache in her breast subsided a little, a thought came to her, bringing a small ray of hope.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
11  He was willing to wait until her fears subsided, only--only-- He sighed as he twisted about seeking a comfortable position, for he was going away to the war so very soon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
12  Prissy produced the sugar-tit, given her that morning by Mammy, and the baby's wails subsided.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
13  Now, her never- too-scrupulous sense of honor was dulled by repetition of the offense and even fear of discovery had subsided.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
14  Lily tossed aside the note and subsided on her pillows with a sigh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
15  Miss Stepney, when her first fright had subsided, began to feel the superiority that greater breadth of mind confers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  The police are hoping that the violence will soon subside.
2  Eventually the flood waters began to subside.
3  The doctor assured us that the fever would eventually subside.
4  Simon waited until the laughter subsided.
5  The pain had subsided during the night.
6  Trains are less subsidized than roads, and much more efficient in metropolitan areas.
7  He has declared that tourism is a human right and those too poor to afford it should have their travel subsidized by the taxpayer.
8  And why should the rest of us subsidize folks who live in outlying areas to commute?
9  In the name of solidarity, Europeans are being asked to subsidize irresponsible behavior, in reckless violation of the EU's treaties.
10  The only thing we need to subsidize is a massive Manhattan style project to come up with better ways that won't take decades to implement.
11  That regime - in which fewer than a third of firms shoulder the entire corporate tax burden - has been seen as essentially subsidizing inefficiency and punishing profitability.