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suhb sahyd

  • v  wear off or die down
    The pain subsided
  • v  sink to a lower level or form a depression
    the valleys subside
  • v  sink down or precipitate
    the mud subsides when the waters become calm
  • v  descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
    She subsided into the chair

  • That raises the prospect that even if the fighting does subside, the government's offensive will have accomplished little.
  • This proposition, published last year in the Harvard Educational Review, provoked an academic storm that has yet to subside.
  • The wake of that horror has yet to subside.
News & Articles

  • Water levels continue to drop
    The water level of the Iowa River and local creeks continues to slowly subside after less rain fell than was expected over the weekend, further easing the area’s immediate flooding concerns.
    June 11, 2013 - The Iowa City Press-Citizen
  • Iowa River water level continues to subside
    The water level of the Iowa River and local creeks continues to slowly subside after less rain fell than was expected over the weekend, further easing the area’s immediate flooding concerns.
    June 10, 2013 - The Iowa City Press-Citizen
  • Local Sports
    It has taken until now for the disappointment to subside.
    June 9, 2013 - The Mining Journal
Quotes

  • Lee Hsien Loong in International Herald Tribune
    The world is caught up in a financial storm, and dark clouds fill our immediate horizon,Lee said in a speech in Singapore. "The fear and panic gripping financial markets everywhere will take time to subside."
  • Jack Abramoff in FOXNews
    Unfortunately, things are going to get worse (starting today no doubt) before they get better, but I am confident that ultimately the turmoil will subside and we will have our lives back,Abramoff wrote in his e-mail.

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