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Sample sentences for the GRE study word subside

subside can be used as a verb

1.Their affection was always to subside into friendship. - from Emma by Jane Austen
2.As Josie was not "speaking" to Jane just then she had to subside into comparative harmlessness. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.make his woe subside He raughte not what unthrift that he sai. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
4.The flood of nations begins to subside into its normal channels. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.When no longer called upon to speak or listen--either of which operations cost him an evident effort--his face would briefly subside into its former not uncheerful quietude. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.As the days went on, I noticed more and more that he would lie placidly looking at the white ceiling, with an absence of light in his face until some word of mine brightened it for an instant, and then it would subside again. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.The pause that followed allowed my excitement to subside a little, and enabled me to hold out until her lust recovered its wonted energy. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
8.We had to pause some minutes to allow her excitement to subside to a certain extent, or she would have discharged after two or three thrusts of my potent weapon. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
9.When I reached it, it had subsided to a creamy pool. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
10.My anger subsided before a feeling of infinite pity. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
11.The breeze subsided a little towards noon, and set in from the south-west. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
12.And deep subsides the ashy heap below. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
13.By degrees the idea of cultivation subsided into that of merely pastoral care. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
14.Yea, foolish mortals, Noah's flood is not yet subsided two thirds of the fair world it yet covers. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
15."If they come after me," he said "Lord, if they come after me" and subsided into a grim meditation. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
16.After a brief space, the convulsion grew almost imperceptible, and finally subsided into the depths of his nature. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
17.Gradually, it subsided to a foot pace, swinging and lumbering upward among the many sweet scents of a summer night. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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