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subdue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubduesub‧due /səbˈdjuː $ -ˈduː/ verb [transitive]  1 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto defeat or control a person or group, especially using force Police managed to subdue the angry crowd. Napoleon subdued much of Europe.2 formalSTOP HAPPENING to prevent your emotions from showing or being too strong syn control an excitement she could not subdue→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
subdueIts tone is obtrusive and difficult to subdue.He felt the urge to apologize, but then subdued it.These techniques smooth ruffled feathers, paper over cracks, subdue ominous rumblings.The soldiers managed to subdue the angry crowd.Security guards used pepper spray to subdue the man.Government forces have managed to subdue the rebels.Mostly they have been military, the attempt of one nation to subdue the rest.The marines arrived, subdued the sailors, and took them back to the base.The army has been used to subdue unrest in the country's capital.
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Verb table
subdue
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysubdue
he, she, itsubdues
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysubdued
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave subdued
he, she, ithas subdued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad subdued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill subdue
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have subdued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam subduing
he, she, itis subduing
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you, we, theyare subduing
Past
I, he, she, itwas subduing
you, we, theywere subduing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been subduing
he, she, ithas been subduing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been subduing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be subduing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been subduing
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