subsiding

subsiding
Synonyms and related words:
at rest, calm, cloistered, collapsing, coming apart, contractive, cool, cracking, crumbling, decadent, deciduous, declining, declivitous, decreasing, decrescendo, decrescent, decurrent, degenerate, deliquescent, descendant, descending, deteriorating, diminishing, diminuendo, disintegrating, down, down-reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhill, downsinking, downward, draining, drooping, dropping, dwindling, ebbing, effete, even-tenored, fading, failing, falling, flagging, fragmenting, going to pieces, halcyon, hushed, impassive, isolated, languishing, lessening, marcescent, moldering, on the descendant, on the downgrade, on the wane, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, pining, placid, plummeting, plunging, quiescent, quiet, reductive, regressive, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, retrograde, retrogressive, sagging, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, setting, sheltered, shriveling, sinking, sliding, slipping, slumping, smooth, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, submerging, tabetic, tottering, tranquil, tumbledown, unagitated, undisturbed, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning, wasting, wilting, withering, worsening

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  • Subside — Sub*side , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Subsided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subsiding}.] [L. subsidere; sub under, below + sidere to sit down, to settle; akin to sedere to sit, E. sit. See {Sit}.] 1. To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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