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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  • Exclusive: Ukraine prime minister says Russians 'want us to freeze'
    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The prime minister of the Kiev government accused Russia on Thursday of attempting to freeze Ukraine in the coming winter by using natural gas as a weapon to subjugate the former Soviet Republic. "They want us to freeze. This is the aim and this is another trump card in Russian hands. So, except military offense 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'
  • Russians 'Want Us to Freeze' Says Ukraine Prime Minister
    The prime minister of the Kiev government accused Russia on Thursday of attempting to freeze Ukraine in the coming winter by using natural gas as a weapon to subjugate the former Soviet Republic. Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'

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