It marked the beginning of the subdual of that wonderful wild prairie of Vandemark Township and the Vandemark farm.
She uttered a long moan, all the more terrible for its subdual to a sound that could not pass beyond the room.
The use of connectives has been discussed when treating of emphasis secured by subdual of unimportant details.
Sarah sent Hortense about her business, and then set herself to the subdual of Mary's mind and character.
The Master said: The subdual of self, and reversion to the natural laws governing conduct—this is true goodness.