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  • verb Present participle of subdue.

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Examples

  • After hearing passenger Stanley Sheffield yell he was "going to take this plane down," the former Boston Red Sox manager joined other passengers in subduing Sheffield.

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  • The department is saying there was no excessive force used in subduing Taylor.

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  • Thor comes into play by assisting the team in subduing the green giant.

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  • At the very end of the last story he demonstrates a bit of initiative and élan in subduing a homicidal Cossack; but in the wider war to repress the natives of the Caucasus he does mainly as he is told.

    A Doomed Young Man

  • At the very end of the last story he demonstrates a bit of initiative and élan in subduing a homicidal Cossack; but in the wider war to repress the natives of the Caucasus he does mainly as he is told.

    A Doomed Young Man

  • We have succeeded in subduing, at least for all practical purposes, two antidemocratic forces: the Fascism of Mussolini and the Nazism of Hitler.

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  • It is said that when the Fascist Government of Rome was engaged in subduing the peoples of Libya, they took the chiefs of that sacred fraternity of the Senussi, whose headquarters are in the oasis of Kufra, up in airplanes to a height of 12,000 feet, and then pushed them out into space.

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  • Thanks to the possession of that spacious heritage, the combative and conquering traits of the Anglo-Saxon found a readier outlet on this continent in subduing the wilderness and overcoming the forces of nature than in fighting his fellow man.

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  • Soon after this, however, Carranza succeeded in subduing his rivals to a certain extent, and got possession of the greater part of the country.

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  • It was only after a severe struggle that Father Gondo and two of the pilgrims succeeded in subduing her.

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