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Noun
The act of subjugating or bringing something under one's control
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“The prevailing position resorted to either biological or sociological arguments to justify the subduing of indigenes.”
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The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats
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Great embarrassment and shame
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
Adjective
That serves to suppress
Verb
Being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
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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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Present participle for to overcome, quieten, or bring under control
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“He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.”
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Present participle for to sedate or calm, especially with the use of a drug
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Present participle for forcibly put an end to
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Present participle for to intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
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Present participle for to assuage the agitation or anger of (someone)
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Present participle for to keep quiet
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Present participle for to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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Present participle for to limit or restrict
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Present participle for to put a damper on
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
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Present participle for to hold or engage the attention of
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Present participle for to neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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Present participle for to remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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Present participle for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Present participle for to submit or surrender to the will or demands of others
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