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subdue

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of SUBDUE

2
to bring under one's control by force of arms <subdued the rebels and sent their leaders to the gallows>
3
to put a stop to (something) by the use of force <labored through the night to subdue the river's rising waters by building a wall of sandbags around their property>

April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
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