His niece had been subdued and submissive since her walk of atonement, thank the gods.
Growth was the most subdued since a 6.2 percent pace seen in the first quarter of 2009 during the global financial crisis.
The tone among Republicans was somewhat more subdued.
In the rest of China, the property recovery is far more subdued, and inventories of unsold apartments remain substantial.
But they were quickly subdued by police, arrested and escorted out of the venue.