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The hunger usually subsides quickly, but thirst sometimes causes serious pain.

But as the furor subsides and the thunder dies, most or all of those girls probably will remain captives.

I hope the anger subsides and local autonomy is granted and diffuses tensions where large ethnic minorities exist.

Physical pain subsides; emotional pain, when recalled, is relived.

Most wish to return to Syria when violence subsides, according to humanitarian aid workers and U.N. officials in the region.

The execution of last night was severe; perhaps it must be repeated to-night: Yet upon the whole the tumult subsides.

It is a regular annealing furnace; when the heat subsides you can neither soften or bend the heart again—the iron is steel.

Hay fever "has a pathology" if urticaria has a pathology, for urticaria, too, subsides and leaves no traces.

As the disease subsides, the cuticle comes off (desquamates) in patches.

When at its height, it undergoes little change for some days, and after this subsides as slowly as it rose.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subsides, such as: slacken, ebb, wane, dwindle, ease, and recede.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.