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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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The cannonade was dying down, but the rattle of musketry behind and on the right sounded oftener and nearer.
Colin turned on his face again and but for his long-drawn broken breaths, which were the dying down of his storm of sobbing, he lay still for a minute, though great tears srteamed down his face and wet the pillow.
Every time we think the drama with Brandi Glanville and LeAnn Rimes is dying down, the girls go right back to Twitter to wage the war again.
But the rumble about approaching peak oil is not dying down.
There are jobs in video game animation at a time when traditional two-dimensional animation is dying down.
If you don't want unsightly daffodil foliage which is now dying down in your border, lift the bulbs when the flowers have died down and heel them into another part of the garden to die downnaturally.
NIf you don't want unsightly daffodil foliage dying down in your border, lift the bulbs when the flowers have died down and heel them into another part of the garden to die down naturally.
Well we have to break the gardening rules here a bit as we have to choose a time between the two seasons, when the clematis has finished flowering and is dying down, top rune it back so that we can train and tie in the roses.
So the culture war over government expression of majority religious concepts shows no signs of dying down for the foreseeable future.
39pm --Songs and chants are dying down as people start to bite on their fingernails.
But just because the church remains united does not mean the turmoil is dying down.
Meanwhile, back on the surface, scientists say the latest El Nino episode--which began in 1991--seems to be dying down.
For example, with the current video game craze far from dying down, it's relatively easy for a young person to pack his or her backpack with some games and peddle them to schoolmates and friends.
The company installed new odor-busting equipment, and officals say the complaints are dying down.