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Adjective
Not excessively showy or lively
“At this end of the island, sunset watching was a more quiet, subdued affair.”
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Not glaring or vibrant
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“I sat in a chair in a room with subdued light, closed my eyes, and focused.”
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Low in volume
“The conversation around them resumed, but in subdued tones.”
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Characterized by relative sadness or gloom
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“Everyone was feeling rather subdued because of Salvatore's deterioration.”
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Made submissive, especially through coercion or force
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“St George then accompanies the princess as she leads the subdued beast towards the city.”
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Showing little enthusiasm
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Reserved or repressed, prone to quiet, inexpressive behavior
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Having a plain and unadorned appearance
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Mentally defeated
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Oppressed, persecuted or subjugated
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Mild in effect or degree
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Serious or solemn in manner or appearance
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Made silent
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In the doldrums
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Inconspicuous
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Lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion
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Showing good aesthetic judgement or appropriate behaviour
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Abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse
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To have achieved victory over
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“That they did, but with such a heavy hand that the narcotic gas used to subdue the terrorists also accounted for over 100 hostages.”
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Past tense for to overcome, quieten, or bring under control
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“He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.”
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Past tense for to comprehensively defeat
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Past tense for to sedate or calm, especially with the use of a drug
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Past tense for to intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
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Past tense for to restrain or to keep in check
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Past tense for to assuage the agitation or anger of (someone)
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Past tense for to keep quiet
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Past tense for to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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Past tense for to put a damper on
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Past tense for have power and influence over
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Past tense for to attempt to persuade without being obvious about it, by understating a position so the listener takes the good points as obvious
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Past tense for to cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
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Past tense for to hold or engage the attention of
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Past tense for to neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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Past tense for to remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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Past tense for take forcible possession of
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Past tense for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Past tense for to submit or surrender to the will or demands of others
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