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  • as insubjugate
  • as inbring to terms
  • as inconquer

synonyms for bring to knees

  • conquer
  • enslave
  • coerce
  • compel
  • crush
  • enthrall
  • force
  • overcome
  • overthrow
  • quell
  • reduce
  • rule
  • subdue
  • suppress
  • tame
  • triumph
  • vanquish
  • bear down
  • beat down
  • bring to heel
  • hold sway
  • keep under thumb
  • kick around
  • put down
  • reel back in
  • rule over
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antonyms for bring to knees

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  • encourage
  • fail
  • give in
  • let go
  • lose
  • release
  • surrender
  • win
  • yield
  • free
  • liberate
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    How to use bring to knees in a sentence

    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    "Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    When he gets quite large the boy will get tired of having him for a pet, and perhaps bring him back.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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