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subdues

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  • verbkeep under control; moderate
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Synonyms for subdues

verb keep under control; moderate

Antonyms for subdues

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • build up
  • encourage
  • let go
  • lose
  • praise
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • give up
  • help
  • liberate
  • permit
  • start
  • strengthen
  • arouse
  • incite
  • rouse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to subdues

soft pedal

verb. play down
  • euphemize
  • hush-hush
  • mitigate
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • put on the soft pedal
  • shush
  • subdue
  • tone down
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.