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subdue, subordinate
v. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
stamp down, curb, conquer, subdue, inhibit, suppress
v. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
keep down, reduce, subjugate, subdue, quash, repress
v. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
cricify, subdue, mortify
v. hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
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tranquillise, tranquillize, tranquilize, calm, sedate
v. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
tranquillise, tranquillize, tranquilize, calm, sedate
v. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
soothe
v. cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"
assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
mollify
v. make less rigid or softer
turn down
v. take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
tone
v. change the color or tone of; "tone a negative"
harden, temper
v. harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel"
stamp down, curb, conquer, subdue, inhibit, suppress
v. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
inhibit
v. limit, block, or decrease the action or function of; "inhibit the action of the enzyme"; "inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction"
suppress
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
suppress
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
get the better of, defeat, overcome
v. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
leash, rope
v. fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"
bridle
v. put a bridle on; "bridle horses"
hold back, keep back, keep, restrain
v. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
hold back, keep back, keep, restrain
v. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
squeeze, mash, squelch, crush, squash
v. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
cool it, settle down, simmer down, chill out, cool off, calm down, calm
v. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
quieten, tranquillize, calm down, tranquillise, still, lull, tranquilize, quiet, calm
v. make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
mortify
v. practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
conceal, hide
v. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
hush up, sleek over, gloss over, whitewash
v. cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error; "Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"; "She tried to gloss over her mistakes"
muzzle
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
keep down, reduce, subjugate, subdue, quash, repress
v. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
enslave
v. make a slave of; bring into servitude
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
chink, check
v. make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
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wake up, arouse, rouse, waken, wake, awaken
v. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
excite, stimulate
v. stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
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