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synonyms for subjugate

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

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

The attack this week was deliberately coordinated to disrupt and violently subjugate the Congress.
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Nature is still here, but it is often subjugated and ignored.
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They struggled with feeling like a foreigner in their marital village, and often felt isolated, abandoned and that their voice was subjugated.
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The country’s modern history has been shaped by a desire to reverse what in China is known as the “century of humiliation” — when the proud and previously powerful nation was subjugated by Western powers, Russia and Japan before the 1940s.
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It does not help anyone to have a situation where there’s a whole generation of a workforce that feels so subjugated by their lack of access to clean water.
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Every religion, in its origin, was a restraint invented by legislators who wished to subjugate the minds of the common people.
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An attempt to subjugate these fierce tribes made by Pedro de Andia in 1538, failed.
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But she had absolutely nothing to subjugate except poor little Fairbridge.
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The conquering immigrant peoples subjugate the native races or crowd them back.
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Cleopatra eagerly repeated, and the desire awoke to subjugate this man who had so confidently boasted of his power of resistance.
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