subjugate


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conquer

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to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make subservient or subordinate

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put down by force or intimidation

make subservient

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Nobody can humiliate or subjugate the Yemeni people, the Ansarullah leader said.
Totalitarion regimes often subjugate free expression and usurp the arts".
The truth is if the huge German war machine had not turned east towards Russia and used so much of its resources in trying to subjugate the Russians, be assured that this country even with the Royal Air Force, would have been invaded within three weeks of the Germans deciding to move over the Channel.
And all this is in the name of fundamentalist dogmatism, behind which lurks the age-old paternalistic drive to dominate, subjugate, oppress, downgrade, and silence women.
BUT WHAT MAKES THE MATRIX SO PARTICULARLY INTERESTING is that it raises the specter of machines that subjugate us by putting us to sleep--of TVs, VCRs, DVDs, and video games that anesthetize us to the real drama of life by feeding us a steady diet of infotainment pablum.
In March 2000, the Haowangjao Weekly, supported by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), described a plan to subjugate Taiwan, including using neutron bombs.
His Administration has shown it is willing and eager to do business, no matter how Chinese leaders repress religious expression and free speech, round up protesters, jail human-rights workers who have the temerity to document the dead at Tiananmen Square, persecute labor organizers, force women to have abortions against their will, torture Prisoners behind bars, subjugate Tibet--the list goes on and on.
The Spaniards tried to subjugate the Mayas throughout the 15th century, but the conquest was not complete until the fall of Tayasal, the last Maya stronghold, in 1697.
But his singular claim to fame lies in the manner in which he went on to subjugate those he led to freedom.
To walk through this show assuming that in every piece Kruger herself simply lectures her audience is a mistake; what she does is m ediate, cranking the volume on various often unspoken transactions that shape, subjugate, and splinter personal and public behavior.
First is the increasingly common but untenable characterization of the medieval period, beginning with Lynn White's troubling misreading of the Genesis injunction in 1:28 to "replenish the earth, and subdue it," as being responsible for the notion that people have a divine brief to subjugate and despoil nature rather than act in due humility as stewards over it.
Though with less rigor than Michael Ignatieff's new book, The Warrior's Honor, Chang recognizes that modern ethnic cleansing is grassroots tyranny gone national; the problem is less "the state" per se than a certain social type who seizes the state's institutions, most of all its military, as a means to subjugate groups of outsider status.
The militants wanted to threat and taunt the government but they cannot subjugate the government because government is not afraid of their coward terror activities.
Al-Mahdi challenged the government line in the stand-off with the UN Security Council, which is that it supports the May peace accord but UN forces in Darfur would constitute a 'colonialist' attempt to subjugate the country.