Adversity vexed and irritated, instead of calming and subduing her.
There never was any question of subduing Salome; it was a question of subduing Atland!
At the rate he was subduing me, he must have felt that it would be a long job.
I have only one means of subduing that savage beast you sold me, you egregious cheat.
Soon the spade, the plough, and the axe began their subduing ...