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Main Entry: subˇdue
Pronunciation: sschwab-primarystressd(y)ü
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): subˇdued; subˇduˇing
1 : to overcome in battle <subdued the enemy>
2 : to bring under control especially by willpower <subdued his fears>
3 : to reduce the brightness or strength of : SOFTEN <tried to subdue the light>
- subˇduˇer noun

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