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subjection

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the act or process of bringing someone or something under one's control
  • a holy man for whom the subjection of earthly desires is the path to spiritual perfection

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“Subjection.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subjection. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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