The flood of nations begins to subside into its normal channels.
When her sobs began to subside, he spoke in as calm a voice as he could muster.
At the point where the river Santa breaks through the Cordillera Negra that range begins to subside, while the Maritime Cordillera continues as one chain to and beyond the frontier of Ecuador.
From this time forward it began to subside, very gradually but unmistakably.
Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.