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To be victorious over
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“That they did, but with such a heavy hand that the narcotic gas used to subdue the terrorists also accounted for over 100 hostages.”
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To overcome, quieten, or bring under control
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“He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.”
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Make calm, quiet
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To keep quiet
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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To deter or cause to feel fear, especially by threats of violence
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To put a damper on
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To strip one of freedom
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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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Walk in a specified way
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To remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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Take forcible possession of
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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