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  • 1 Subdued — Sub*dued , a. 1. Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild. [1913 Webster] 2. Not glaring in color; soft in tone. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 subdued — [[t]səbdju͟ːd, AM du͟ːd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is subdued is very quiet, often because they are sad or worried about something. He faced the press, initially, in a somewhat subdued mood... The audience are strangely subdued, clapping… …

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  • 3 subdued — sub|dued [səbˈdju:d US ˈdu:d] adj 1.) subdued lighting, colours etc are less bright than usual = ↑gentle 2.) a person that is subdued is unusually quiet and possibly unhappy ▪ Richard seems very subdued tonight. ▪ a subdued manner ▪ Oh, she said… …

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  • 4 subdued — sub|dued [ səb dud ] adjective 1. ) quiet and slightly sad or worried: He looks tired and a little subdued. 2. ) not very loud or bright: subdued noises/lighting/colors 3. ) if business is subdued, it is not very active or busy: Trading on Wall… …

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  • 5 subdued — UK [səbˈdjuːd] / US [səbˈdud] adjective 1) quiet and slightly sad or worried He looks tired and a little subdued. 2) not very loud or bright subdued noises/lighting/colours 3) if business is subdued, it is not very active or busy Trading on Wall… …

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  • 6 subdued — adjective 1. in a softened tone (Freq. 3) hushed voices muted trumpets a subdued whisper a quiet reprimand • Syn: ↑hushed, ↑muted, ↑quiet …

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  • 7 subdued — adjective 1 subdued lighting, colours etc are less bright than usual 2 a person or sound that is subdued is unusually quiet: Richard seems very subdued tonight. 3 an event or business activity that is subdued, does not have as much excitement or… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 subdued — subduedly, adv. subduedness, n. /seuhb doohd , dyoohd /, adj. 1. quiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled: After the argument he was much more subdued. 2. lowered in intensity or strength; reduced in fullness of tone, as a color or voice; muted:… …

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  • 9 subdued — adjective a) Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild. he is subdued after the disagreement last night. b) Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone. the colour scheme used for this room is subdued …

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  • 10 subdued — [səbˈdjuːd] adj 1) quiet and slightly sad or worried 2) not very loud or bright subdued lighting[/ex] …

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  • 11 subdued — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Not irritating, strident, or loud: hushed, low, low key, low keyed, quiet, small, soft, whispery. See SOUNDS. 2. Not showy or obtrusive: inobtrusive, quiet, restrained, tasteful, unobtrusive. See PLAIN …

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  • 12 subdued — /səbˈdjud/ (say suhb dyoohd) adjective 1. quiet; gentle; cowed; inhibited. 2. (of colours, etc.) not harsh; reduced in intensity; muted. –subduedly, adverb –subduedness, noun …

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  • 13 Bulgaria — /bul gair ee euh, bool /, n. a republic in SE Europe. 8,652,745; 42,800 sq. mi. (110,850 sq. km). Cap.: Sofia. * * * Bulgaria Introduction Bulgaria Background: The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in …

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  • 14 History of Ghana — The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval West African Ghana Empire,[1] known to the dominant ethnic group the Soninke, as Wagadugu, which roughly translates to Land of Herds. The Empire became known in Europe and Arabia as the Ghana… …

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  • 15 Gold Coast (British colony) — This article is about the British colony in west Africa, 1821 1957. For other uses, see Gold Coast (disambiguation) Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = Colony of Gold Coast common name = Gold Coast| continent = Africa… …

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  • 16 Amb (princely state) — This article is part of the series Former administrative units of Pakistan Original provinces …

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  • 17 Destruction under the Mongol Empire — Drawing of the Mongol siege of Baghdad in 1258. Destruction under the Mongol Empire refers to widespread loss of life and devastation caused by the Mongolian conquests of the 13th century. Mongol raids and invasions were generally regarded as… …

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  • 18 Venutius — was a 1st century king of the Brigantes in northern Britain at the time of the Roman conquest. Some have suggested he may have belonged to the Carvetii, a tribe which probably formed part of the Brigantes confederation. [ [http://www.roman… …

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  • 19 Eumenes — of Cardia (Greek: Ευμένης, ca. 362 BC 316 BC) was a Greek general and scholar. He, who was one of rare high rank Greek officers in the Macedonian army, participated in the wars of the Diadochi as a supporter of the Macedonian Argead royal house.… …

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  • 20 History of the Caribbean — The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the fifteenth century. In the twentieth century the Caribbean was again important during World War II, in the… …

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