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Become less intense, violent, or severe
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“After several minutes, the pain subsided to a dull ache in my rib cage.”
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To sink or fall to the bottom
“He said several drains had been unblocked, but flood waters would subside as the drains took more.”
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To sink or fall to the bottom
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“The problem of tunnel collapse will cause the land above the tunnel to subside especially when the excavation is carried out at shallow depth and in weak and soft soils.”
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Sink into a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
“The pain of his struggles to remain true to his vows slowly subsides, and he and Margaret achieve a peace in which passion is subsumed in the love of God.”
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(of suspended particles) To sink slowly in a liquid to form sediment
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Bend and give way under pressure or strain
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To cover completely with water
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