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Subdue

Definition

[v] correct by punishment or discipline
[v] to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
[v] make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
[v] get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
[v] hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
[v] put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"

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