die down

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die down

To diminish or fade slowly. As soon as the talking died down, the principal began the assembly.
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die down

to fade to almost nothing; to decrease gradually. The fire died down and went out. As the applause died down, a child came on stage with an armload of roses for the singer.
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die down

v.
To lose strength gradually; subside: The airplanes won't take off until the winds die down.
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