Usage examples for subsiding

  1. Already there was a fresh commotion in- doors; the tidal wave of excitement which had swept all before it to the upper regions was subsiding in as swift a rush downstairs; and I raced after Raffles along the edge of the drive without daring to look behind. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  2. Subsiding into a reclining position, he suddenly gave his thigh a sharp slap and started as if the blow had roused him up. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  3. His business is to keep the popular enthusiasm over the Pope from subsiding and to occupy the public attention until the Grand Duke has signed a project which the agents of the Jesuits are preparing to lay before him. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich