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The result of all this subdued emotion is a movie that can be called stoic in the best sense of the word.

It may have been a somewhat subdued, socially-distanced affair in Washington yesterday—LOWEST.

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The sensational coverage in China’s more nationalistic outlets and on social media contrasted with the more straightforward, subdued tone of other state media sources.

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Against a subdued backdrop in stocks this week, the frenzy in cryptocurrencies shows no signs of slowing down.

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It will be a more subdued holiday for a lot of us when, let’s be honest, we may be just too drained to want to cook — or clean — all day.

Lady Rose is also rather subdued in the premiere, which is a pity.

Hip-hop and faith have a long and sometimes conflicted history; but it was often presented in nuanced or subdued ways.

In one episode, two undercover air marshals subdued and handcuffed the irate traveler in question.

Positioned next to this is a design that is much more subdued.

The very brave vice principal, Sam King, who then jumped in, might have been killed before he subdued the 16-year-old suspect.

The intricate perforations of the lamp were inset with colored glass, and the result was a subdued and warm illumination.

Search with a one-twelfth-inch objective, using very subdued light.

Kazmah slightly raised his hand in greeting: the big ring glittered in the subdued light.

Even their military music was of a peculiarly soft and subdued character.

Even as he spoke, Gray had found the switch, and the apartment of Kazmah became flooded with subdued light.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subdued, such as: hushed, low-key, mellow, muted, restrained, and sober.

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