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To conquer or be victorious over
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“This motivated them all the more to attain power in order to subdue their opponents by violent measures.”
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To overcome or bring under control
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“With great effort, the man managed to subdue his urge to laugh.”
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To soothe or pacify
“He had to subdue his rage, allow his fear to subside, and suppress his disgust with his conscious will.”
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To sedate or calm, especially with the use of a drug
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To allay or make less intense
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To intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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To put a damper on
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To tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or on a farm
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To attempt to persuade without being obvious about it, by understating a position so the listener takes the good points as obvious
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To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
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To hold or engage the attention of
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To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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To remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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To submit or surrender to the will or demands of others
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