subdued

All Verb Adjective
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  • The last three years of his control over Egypt were far more subdued.
  • More than one individual would probably have been needed to ensure a completely subdued animal.
  • There is no need that she should help him in his task of subduing the world. Cited from Godey's Lady's Book, Vol. 42, January, 1851, by Various
  • So he determined to advance further, subduing every nation of which he received notice. Cited from History of the Incas, by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
  • The newspaper also cited his lack of international experience for his subdued performance.
  • While in poetry he subdued his own life, he allowed it to be brought into his fiction.
  • The entire forces moved south by sea and land for the purpose of subduing southern California. Cited from The Forty-Niners, by Stewart Edward White
  • Then the subduing of the city across the river would be easy. Cited from The Story of Manhattan, by Charles Hemstreet
  • American military police arrived to arrest them, and all three were subdued.
  • After more than a year of hard campaign, he finally subdued the patriots.
  • The British forces had failed to subdue him for over a year.
  • Alexander would never again be the king's enemy, and remained subdued for the next few years.
  • And he must have the joy of subduing her to his will. Cited from The Odd Women, by George Gissing
  • Once caught the men subdue the frightened women and cut off their wings.
  • Despite the injury, this soldier still managed to board an enemy ship and subdue its crew.
  • "How would you like to try subduing London?" asked her manager, one afternoon. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • Any advance west of the lake would first require wide area operations to subdue these irregular forces.
  • Though a bit subdued in between, this demand has grown stronger in recent years.
  • She did not fear but she should have ample opportunity of subduing her when they were away. Cited from Our Nig by Harriet E. Wilson
  • Authorities were ready to subdue him in the case of physical resistance, but they never got the chance.
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Root form of subdued is subdue for the verb.

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