She had reduced him to nothing more than a fix for her troubles.
For the quantitative determination of cobalt, it is either weighed as the oxide, C0304, obtained by ignition of the precipitated monoxide, or it is reduced in a current of hydrogen and weighed as metal.
As an independent measure of economy, the stipend paid to the titular nawab of Bengal, who was then a minor, was reduced by one-half - to sixteen lakhs a year (say 160,000).
Hastings was reduced to the position of a cipher at their meetings.
Cade and Claudette might never be close, but they had certainly reduced the gap.