SUBJUGATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of subjugate
Definition:
v. conquer; bring under control
Example:
It is not our aim to subjugate our foe; we are interested only in establishing peaceful relations.
Sentence in Classic:
But I could not subjugate all of them; my friend was not at all like them either, he was, in fact, a rare exception.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context
An army has suffered defeat, and at once a people loses its rights in proportion to the severity of the reverse, and if its army suffers a complete defeat the nation is quite subjugated.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In describing a war or the subjugation of a people, a general historian looks for the cause of the event not in the power of one man, but in the interaction of many persons connected with the event.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Whoever, therefore, shall well consider what has been said above, will not be astonished at the power possessed by the Samnites while they were still free, nor at the weakness into which they fell when they were subjugated.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But gradually the sense of complete subjugation came over her, and she wondered languidly what had made her feel so uneasy and excited.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Mamma was an abject slave to their caprices, but Papa was not so easily subjugated, and occasionally afflicted his tender spouse by an attempt at paternal discipline with his obstreperous son.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Her white citizens are wedded to any method however revolting, any measure however extreme, for the subjugation of the young manhood of the race.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett Context
He saw the world of civilization then more plainly than ever he had seen it before; a world in which nothing counted but brutal might, an order devised by those who possessed it for the subjugation of those who did not.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context