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See definition of subdual on Dictionary.com
  • as inconquest
  • as indemoralization
  • as inreduction

synonyms for subdual

  • annexation
  • invasion
  • occupation
  • rout
  • subjugation
  • takeover
  • acquisition
  • appropriation
  • conquering
  • coup
  • discomfiture
  • killing
  • overthrow
  • score
  • splash
  • subjection
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • big win
  • clean sweep
  • defeating
  • grand slam
  • routing
  • vanquishment

antonyms for subdual

MOST RELEVANT
  • surrender
  • failure
  • forfeit
  • loss
  • yielding
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How to use subdual in a sentence

Prosecutors contend that bruising is irrelevant because the autopsy has determined that the police subdual of Floyd was a cause of his death.
AT THE HEART OF DEREK CHAUVIN’S TRIAL IS THIS QUESTION: WHAT KILLED GEORGE FLOYD?LENNY BERNSTEIN, HOLLY BAILEYMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He has secured an exquisite emphasis by a discriminating subdual of subordinate ideas.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The use of connectives has been discussed when treating of emphasis secured by subdual of unimportant details.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Sarah sent Hortense about her business, and then set herself to the subdual of Mary's mind and character.
THE GOLDEN SCARECROWHUGH WALPOLE
Mr Quarmby laughed in a peculiar way, which was the result of long years of mirth-subdual in the Reading-room.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
The Master said: The subdual of self, and reversion to the natural laws governing conduct—this is true goodness.
THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS
It marked the beginning of the subdual of that wonderful wild prairie of Vandemark Township and the Vandemark farm.
VANDEMARK'S FOLLYHERBERT QUICK
She uttered a long moan, all the more terrible for its subdual to a sound that could not pass beyond the room.
THE WHIRLPOOLGEORGE GISSING
But her demeanour still had the air of self-subdual which seemed at moments to become a diffidence bordering on humility.
THE WHIRLPOOLGEORGE GISSING
As the girl listened, a languor crept upon her, a soft and delicious subdual of the will to dreamy luxury.
IN THE YEAR OF JUBILEEGEORGE GISSING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUBDUAL

  • acquisition
  • annexation
  • appropriation
  • big win
  • clean sweep
  • conquering
  • coup
  • defeating
  • discomfiture
  • grand slam
  • invasion
  • killing
  • occupation
  • overthrow
  • rout
  • routing
  • score
  • splash
  • subdual
  • subjection
  • subjugation
  • success
  • takeover
  • triumph
  • vanquishment
  • win
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.