SUBJUGATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUBJUGATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  conquer; bring under control
Classic Sentence:
1  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 Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: III
2  heart will melt at this statement and the desire will subjugate you.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
3  I began it always with hatred and ended it with moral subjugation, and afterwards I never knew what to do with the subjugated object.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: X
4  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  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER I
5  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  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
6  A whole order of unexpected facts had cropped up and subjugated him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
7  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  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
8  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  Highlight   In VI
9  When from dark error's subjugation.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: XI
10  It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  The whole world will be intelligent, educated, and co-operating; things will move faster and faster towards the subjugation of Nature.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In IV
12  No city has had that domination which sometimes derides those whom it subjugates.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
Example Sentence:
1  It is not our aim to subjugate our foe; we are interested only in establishing peaceful relations.
2  The native population was subjugated and exploited.
3  They are bravely resisting subjugation by their more powerful neighbours.