Thesaurus / subduing

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A long struggle followed, during which the deputies used a Taser to subdue Gonzalez.

Manifestly Miss Longstreth had some difficulty in subduing her emotion.

Having consolidated the Nejd, Saud was now ready to undertake the greater task of subduing and purifying the Moslem world.

The New World of IslamLothrop Stoddard

Every means of subduing and restraining him was adopted; he was muzzled, blindfolded, and hobbled.

And three nights and three days were they subduing the men that were in the city and taking the castle.

The MabinogionLady Charlotte Guest

Evil spirits are punished because the fear of punishment is the one means of subduing evils in this state.

The Gist of SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg

The task was assigned to her, not only of subduing her own fears, but of maintaining the contest with his disastrous eloquence.

Ormond, Volume I (of 3)Charles Brockden Brown

He said nothing—did not even look at me—but moved his hands helplessly, as if subduing some strong emotion.

But to shew what we find further written of the subduing of Alectus, I thinke it not Mamertinus.

It is the work of a philosopher to be every day subduing his passions and laying aside his prejudices.

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