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Noun
A person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with
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“Let's endeavor to stick to the subject at hand to avoid derailing this discussion.”
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A person who is the focus of scientific or medical attention or experiment
“Our subject will be force-fed a diet based purely on bananas, after which we will conduct a thorough analysis and report our findings.”
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A branch of knowledge studied or taught
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“Unfortunately, most teachers can only effectively teach those who can grasp the subject being taught.”
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A member of a state other than its ruler, especially one owing allegiance to a monarch or other supreme ruler
“He is a loyal subject of the Empire, whom he believes will eventually provide him with a pension.”
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A person under the rule of a monarch or government
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“The princess always asserted herself as a devoted subject of the king of France.”
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The general idea, intention or meaning of something
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Experimental subject
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A person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
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One who participates in a survey
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A period of learning or teaching
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The storyline of a narrative work
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A devoted and helpful follower or supporter
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One who is evaluated
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A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
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A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
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Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text
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The part of a picture that represents the subject
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The devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject
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A person who gets or accepts something that has been sent or given to them
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A person in receipt of medical treatment
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A person not in the armed services or the police force
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A person employed to display clothes by wearing them
Verb
To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
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“El Guapo and Jose would subject the hapless villagers to their plundering and pruning of hedges.”
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To exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
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(expose to) To cause to be vulnerable or at risk
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To put down or control by cruelty or force
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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Take forcible possession of
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To reveal or disclose
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To cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
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To hold or engage the attention of
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Adjective
Being at the mercy of
“The Florentine subject territories were emerging as the fount of the learned secular professions.”
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Likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something unpleasant or regrettable
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Subject to oppression
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Lacking sufficient power or strength
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Legally obliged or responsible
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Having reliance on somebody or something
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Prepared to obey others unquestioningly
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Having been overcome and taken control of by military force
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Less important than but related or supplementary to something
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Subject to chance
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