Subjugate

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  • 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"
  • make subservient; force to submit or subdue

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* The true measure of a man is the degree to which he has managed to subjugate his ego. - Albert Einstein

* Life is a game in which the rules are constantly changing nothing spoils a game more than those who take it seriously. Adultery Phooey You should never subjugate yourself to another nor seek the subjugation of someone else to yourself. If you follow that Crispian principle you will be able to say 'Phooey,' too, instead of reaching for your gun when you fancy yourself betrayed. - Quentin Crisp


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  • Morsi asks people to continue revolution against coup
    Cairo: A defiant former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, now in prison, has asked his supporters to remain steadfast, praising them for their “revolution” against coup leaders who want to “subjugate” the nation. “I congratulate you and express delight at the continuation of your revolution against the lame coup and its leaders who seek to subjugate the Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'
  • Egypt's Morsi asks people to continue revolution against coup
    "I congratulate you and express delight at the continuation of your revolution against the lame coup and its leaders who seek to subjugate the country to their whims. Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'
  • “Sweet Talker” Jessie J
    Jessie J wants to succeed in America. To do that, she’s willing to subjugate her cool Britannia vibe and embrace dumb American Top 40. Don’t look for anything as sassy, free and joyous as “Price Tag” on her new album, “Sweet Talker,” out today. Jessie J’s second album in the States — her label wouldn’t release her second British disc here because Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'

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