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  • 1subjection — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Position under the power of another Nouns 1. subjection; dependence, dependency; subordination; thrall, thraldom, enthralment, subjugation, oppression, bondage, serfdom; feudalism, vassalage, villeinage; …

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  • 2conquer — conquer, defeat, vanquish, overcome, surmount, subdue, subjugate, reduce, overthrow, rout, beat, lick all mean to get the better of or to bring into subjection whether by the exercise of force or of strategy. Conquer and defeat are perhaps the… …

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  • 3subdue — /səbˈdju / (say suhb dyooh) verb (t) (subdued, subduing) 1. to conquer and bring into subjection. 2. to overpower by superior force; overcome. 3. to bring into mental subjection, as by persuasion or by inspiring awe or fear; render submissive. 4 …

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  • 4reduce — v. a. 1. Bring, restore. 2. Render, form, mould, make, shape, model, remodel, convert into, resolve into, change into, bring into, bring to. 3. Diminish, contract, lessen, abate, decrease, attenuate, contract, abridge, curtail, shorten, cut short …

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  • 5Order of Friars Minor —     Order of Friars Minor     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Friars Minor     (Also known as FRANCISCANS.) This subject may be conveniently considered under the following heads:     I. General History of the Order;     A. First Period (1209… …

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  • 6Aquinas and the Sacraments — Aquinas and the Sacraments: The following article is a condensation of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas in Summa Contra Gentiles and Summa Theologica. As can be seen, Aquinas relied heavily on Scriptural passages, as well as the writings of… …

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  • 7yoke — yoke1 yokeless, adj. /yohk/, n., pl. yokes for 1, 3 20, yoke for 2; v., yoked, yoking. n. 1. a device for joining together a pair of draft animals, esp. oxen, usually consisting of a crosspiece with two bow shaped pieces, each enclosing the head… …

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  • 8yoke — [[t]yoʊk[/t]] n. pl. yokes, yoke 1) a device for joining together a pair of draft animals, esp. oxen, usu. consisting of a crosspiece with two bow shaped pieces, each enclosing the head of an animal Compare harness 1) 2) a pair of draft animals… …

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  • 9yoke — /joʊk / (say yohk) noun (plural yokes for defs 1 and 3 10 or yoke for def. 2, for defs 1 and 3 10) 1. a contrivance for joining a pair of draught animals, especially oxen, usually consisting of a crosspiece with two bow shaped pieces beneath,… …

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  • 10subdue — transitive verb (subdued; subduing) Etymology: Middle English sodewen, subduen, from Anglo French soduire, subdure to lead astray, overcome, arrest (influenced in form and meaning by Latin subdere to subject), from Latin subducere to withdraw,… …

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  • 11beat — beatable, adj. /beet/, v., beat, beaten or beat, beating, n., adj. v.t. 1. to strike violently or forcefully and repeatedly. 2. to dash against: rain beating the trees. 3. to flutter, flap, or rotate in or against: beating the air with its wings …

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  • 12subdue — subduable, adj. subduableness, n. subduably, adv. subduer, n. subduingly, adv. /seuhb dooh , dyooh /, v.t., subdued, subduing. 1. to conquer and bring into subjection: Rome subdued Gaul. 2. to overpower by superior force; overcome …

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  • 13subdue — sub•due [[t]səbˈdu, ˈdyu[/t]] v. t. dued, du•ing 1) to conquer and bring into subjection: Rome subdued Gaul[/ex] 2) to overpower by superior force; overcome 3) to bring under mental or emotional control, as by persuasion or intimidation 4) to… …

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  • 14beat — [[t]bit[/t]] v. beat, beat•en beat, beat•ing 1) to strike forcefully and repeatedly: to beat a toy drum[/ex] 2) cvb to hit (a person or animal) repeatedly so as to cause painful injury; thrash (often fol. by up) 3) to dash against: rain beating… …

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  • 15subdue — [səbdo͞o′, səbdyo͞o′] vt. subdued, subduing [ME subdewen (altered in sense and form by assoc. with L subdere, to put under, subject) < OFr soduire, to withdraw, seduce < L subducere: see SUBDUCE] 1. to bring into subjection; conquer;… …

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  • 16subjugate — v.tr. bring into subjection; subdue; vanquish. Derivatives: subjugable adj. subjugation n. subjugator n. Etymology: ME f. LL subjugare bring under the yoke (as SUB , jugum yoke) …

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  • 17Assubjugate — As*sub ju*gate, v. t. [Pref. ad + subjugate.] To bring into subjection. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18Mortified — Mortify Mor ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mortified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mortifying}.] [OE. mortifien, F. mortifier, fr. L. mortificare; L. mors, mortis, death + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {Mortal}, and { fy}.] 1. To destroy the organic texture… …

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  • 19Mortify — Mor ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mortified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mortifying}.] [OE. mortifien, F. mortifier, fr. L. mortificare; L. mors, mortis, death + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {Mortal}, and { fy}.] 1. To destroy the organic texture and vital …

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  • 20Mortifying — Mortify Mor ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mortified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mortifying}.] [OE. mortifien, F. mortifier, fr. L. mortificare; L. mors, mortis, death + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {Mortal}, and { fy}.] 1. To destroy the organic texture… …

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