Example Of subdue

Blair passed over his best chance to subdue his friend and rival by moving him to the Foreign Office in the wake of the last election landslide.

Breathing deeply, I tried to subdue the gnawing feeling deep in my stomach.

But the failure to subdue the insurgencies in both countries has produced differences over how to proceed.

But the legions were forced to return several times to subdue them and Caesar finally lost patience, so he cut off one hand of every soldier.

Charles went on a campaign to subdue the Saxons

During the training, she learnt to deliver several punches and elbow blows so quickly they would subdue an aggressor before he knew what hit him.

Godhead is the Lord of ‘maya’ the soul is subduable by the deluding or limiting energy (maya).

Government forces sent to subdue the rebellion actually drove more Karens into joining the rebels.

His desire to realize Henry VIII's plan to subdue French influence in Scotland and achieve the union of the Crowns became an obsession.

His forces killed thousands of Bengalis in a systematic attempt to subdue their struggle for liberation and independence.

How can we possibly afford to subdue country after country in war?

In other words, she becomes a subordinate and subduable version of the master.

Inherent in these excerpts are not only the self-exculpatory motives but also the persuasive elements of domination deliberately subduing the coercive aspects of an unequal relationship.

Jag Johal and police service dog Stryker helped subdue the suspects and both were arrested.

North Ossetia lies to the west of the seething Chechnya region where Russian forces have been trying to subdue separatists for a decade.

Roles include trying to subdue psychotic children, breaking up fights in the school yard and general administrative duties.

she managed to subdue an instinct to applaud

Some of them want to flaunt affluence in all sorts of ways while others subdue their inclination to spend or buy property.

That defeat, time and again, cannot subdue some men is not merely amazing, it is moving.

That they did, but with such a heavy hand that the narcotic gas used to subdue the terrorists also accounted for over 100 hostages.

The main aim of the wars of new generation is to subdue other countries.

The pair managed to subdue a man who was holding his ex-partner at knifepoint in front of their seven-year-old son.

The Secret Service responded, dousing the fire and subduing the man.

The settler population and government forces used extreme levels of violence to subdue the native Mexicans.

They forced their way in from all directions and surrounded the blacks in a way that subdued them without firing a shot.

They were a thorn in the side of the occupying Roman forces, who had to subdue these hostile natives if they were to establish, safely, the new capital of Londinium.

Under this pressure, the last shogun resigned, and imperial troops easily subdued such Tokugawa forces as resisted.

Underdevelopment is the process by which capitalist forces expand to subdue and impoverish the Third World.

West Midlands police used a non-lethal Taser stun gun to subdue one of the bombing suspects captured last week.

You can hear him subdue an audience that he himself has aroused.