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subside

verb [I]  /səbˈsɑɪd/ us  

subside verb [I] (BECOME WEAKER)

(of a condition) to become less strong, or (of an activity or disagreement) to become less violent: When her pain didn’t subside, Matt drove her to the hospital. Friction between the groups subsided gradually.

subside verb [I] (GO DOWN)

(of a building, area of land, or level of water) to go down to a lower level: Forecasters predict the high tides will subside today.
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