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


Melesias, who is only his shadow, also subsides into silence.

The swollen stream will prevent egress from the valley till it subsides.

Anger, like water, subsides quickly after the tempest ceases.

This loud evening hymn lasts for an hour, then subsides, and the woods hush.

It rises like the tide and subsides like the tide irrespective of what it has accomplished.

The poor mother, who had entered the house like a whirlwind, subsides into a chair.

For a while confusion seems to reign; then all subsides to quiet.

The matter which subsides from cold water in which bruised or rasped vegetable substances have been washed.

Sometimes it subsides and then becomes more violent than ever.

It is a touch-and-go affair; the stimulus presses the button and then subsides, while the neural organization does the rest.