Thesaurus / subdues
other words for subdues
- bear down
- beat down
- break in
- get the better of
- get the upper hand
- get under control
- put down
- shut down
- tone down
- triumph over
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The land where it is always afternoon chills at first and subdues all lively sentiments.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
It subdues the barbarous nations, while injustice arouses the weakest.
THE PHILIPPINES A CENTURY HENCEJOSE RIZAL
Nature resists the hand which subdues her at first, and then gracefully yields.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
From the beginning to the end of its influence it subdues reason and sets the passions free.
GRAPPLING WITH THE MONSTERT. S. ARTHUR
Woman never so dangerously loves, as when he who loves her, for her sake, subdues himself.
RIENZIEDWARD BULWER LYTTON
It subdues chronic inflammation, tranquillizes irritation, and reduces the frequency of the pulse in the most astonishing manner.
A GUIDE TO THE VIRGINIA SPRINGSJOHN JENNINGS MOORMAN
It subdues the flesh and the world, and calls down Heaven to bless the happy pietist.
AIMS AND AIDS FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMENGEORGE SUMNER WEAVER
Sometimes the mind ascends the throne and subdues, in a moment, the physical energies of the most powerful of her subjects.
Farther, I find that this negation of color is always the means by which Dante subdues his tones.
MODERN PAINTERS VOL. III.JOHN RUSKIN
Sweet subjugation, both to him who subdues and to him who yields!
A RIDE WITH A MAD HORSE IN A FREIGHT-CARW. H. H. MURRAY