verb (used with object), sub·dued, sub·du·ing.
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Plus, in all three color options, one side is subdued, while the opposite is something fun.
That voice that sang alongside Patti LaBelle and Lauryn Hill, the one that gets critics to consistently call her “underrated,” was subdued as she strained to breathe.This couple hit their stride after years of hard work. Then covid-19 hit them.|Petula Dvorak|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
A day later in his cell, video footage shows Sheriff’s deputies tried to subdue a visibly disturbed Silva to take him for a medical evaluation.Obscure Sheriff’s Review Board Gets New Scrutiny in Court|Ashly McGlone|December 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Having recovered from a virus-induced downturn, the $220 billion Hong Kong–listed services company is now contending with the potentially larger threat of government regulation, which Beijing proposed last month to subdue China’s runaway tech giants.China’s ‘Amazon of services’ says it welcomes Beijing’s stricter oversight|eamonbarrett|December 1, 2020|Fortune
Given all that’s gone on this year, it’s worth asking whether police officers and the communities they serve might be better off if cops had something other than guns to subdue unruly suspects.
It took a blow to the head from Clark and the assistance of three deputies to subdue her.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The younger brother would try everything in his power from a distance to subdue the roaring flames of passion.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At least one Metropolitan Police officer was injured during the struggle to subdue the man.London Woman Beheaded by Machete-Wielding 'Madman'|Nico Hines|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A brief struggle ensues as several officers attempt to subdue a squirming Grant, his hands behind his back.‘Fruitvale Station,’ Sundance’s Hottest Film, Comes to Theaters|Marlow Stern|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet it is these very anarchic groups that the Second Amendment was incorporated to subdue.Gun-Control Foes Misunderstand the Intent of the Second Amendment|Jack Schwartz|December 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With a band of relatives he invaded the convent, but neither abuse nor blows could subdue this child of fourteen.Life of St. Francis of Assisi|Paul Sabatier
They were strong and fearless, and they seemed to say, "Here before us is great wonder, but wonder does not subdue our minds!"1492|Mary Johnston
What did it cost "to subdue" the present tillable lands of this country?Principles of Political Economy|Arthur Latham Perry
One glance into those coldly watchful eyes was sufficient to subdue any surge of compassion.Men in War|Andreas Latzko
She had never intended to say so much, and she trembled with an excitement which she could not subdue.Robert Orange|John Oliver Hobbes