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subdues

verb
present tense third-person singular of subdue

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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

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“Subdues.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subdues. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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