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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of conquering; Forced submission to control by others.

Usage examples (32)
  • They devised a scheme for the subjection of the rebels.
  • The best way to keep inferiors in subjection, is to be grave with them.
  • Not having his children in subjection with all austerity, but with all gravity.
  • Think of those millions of women, in subjection sometimes of the most abject kind! for more
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