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subside

US [səbˈsaɪd]
UK [səb'saɪd]
  • v.沉降;消退;平息;减退
  • Web沉淀;下沉;下陷
Simple Present:subsides  Present Participle:subsiding  Past Tense:subsided  
subside
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v.
1.
[i]
趋于平静;平息;减弱;消退to become calmer or quieter
She waited nervously for his anger to subside.
她提心吊胆地等他的怒气平息下来。
I took an aspirin and the pain gradually subsided.
我服了一片阿司匹林,疼痛逐渐缓解了。
2.
[i]
回落;减退to go back to a normal level
The flood waters gradually subsided.
洪水缓缓回落。
3.
[i]
下沉;沉降;下陷to sink to a lower level; to sink lower into the ground
Weak foundations caused the house to subside.
由于地基不实,房子出现下陷。

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