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not irritating, strident, or loud

not showy or obtrusive

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in a softened tone

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restrained in style or quality

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quieted and brought under control

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not brilliant or glaring

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lacking in light

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Under Jerry's leadership, always running second and after on the narrow trails as a subdued dog should, he learned the ways and habits of the foxes, the coons, the weasels, and the ring-tail cats that seemed compounded of cat and coon and weasel.
The dollar's appreciation against the German mark and other Western European currencies appeared to reflect market perceptions that the prospects for monetary tightening had ebbed in those countries in light of the persistence of subdued inflation and indications that the continuing financial turmoil in Asian and other emerging economies was likely to have a retarding effect on the economies of the industrial countries.
Flanigan,(24) where the arrestee alleged that officers used excessive force against him after he already had been subdued. Upholding a jury verdict against the officers, the appellate court observed that "...it is one thing to use force in subduing a potentially dangerous or violent suspect and quite another to proceed to gratuitously beat him...."(25) These cases point out that when the circumstances justifying a particular level of force no longer exist, that level of force must be discontinued.
They found that girls extremely inhibited at age 2 continued to act inhibited, as well as subdued and fearful, at 13.
In all five paintings Ellis used a limited range of subdued, carefully graded, often earthy tones.
Summary: Mumbai, Jan 28 (ANI): Indian stocks opened on a subdued note on Monday while Asian indices advanced marginally as Wall Street rallied after a deal was announced to reopen the U.S.
NORTH East estate agency group LSL Property Services has warned of subdued activity despite seeing sales rise.
However, growth rates were still subdued relative to their respective long-run averages.
MANILA -- Cheap oil and stable food prices augur well to keep inflation subdued this year and supportive of economic growth, a bulletin from the Department of Finance's chief economist states.
The agency gave a negative outlook on Turkey's banking sector for the second straight year and said that subdued economic growth and currency volatility could harm the banking sector.
[euro]e St Albans-based rm had already primed the market to expect bad news after releasing a surprise trading update last month saying it expected sales of its key brands in the second quarter of the nancial year to fall "due to subdued grocery markets".
S Norton blamed "subdued" markets last year for the fall, but added there were clear signs of recovery.
MORTGAGE lending remained subdued in March as the market continued to suffer from the fallout of the credit crunch, new figures show.
SUBDUED blue lights in Warwickshire public toilets, which are meant to discourage drug addicts, are actually encouraging couples to have sex.