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Noun
The act of subjugating or bringing something under one's control
“The prevailing position resorted to either biological or sociological arguments to justify the subduing of indigenes.”
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The action of suppressing or putting an end to an activity
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Violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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Adjective
That serves to suppress
Verb
Being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
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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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Present participle for to overcome or bring under control
“With great effort, the man managed to subdue his urge to laugh.”
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Present participle for to soothe or pacify
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“He had to subdue his rage, allow his fear to subside, and suppress his disgust with his conscious will.”
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Present participle for to forcibly put an end to
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Present participle for to reduce the intensity or severity of
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Present participle for to calm or lull one who is distraught, emotional or excited
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to take away the self-esteem or conceit from
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Present participle for to intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
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Present participle for to hold or engage the attention of
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Present participle for to tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or on a farm
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Present participle for to diminish or weaken the striking characteristics 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 weaken an armed opposition, such as a military or army
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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 submit or surrender to the will or demands of others
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