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  • I must endeavour to subdue my mind to my fortune.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The delightful emotions were a little subdued, when on stepping back from the group, to be joined again by Captain Wentworth, she saw that he was gone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Anne was obliged to turn away, to rise, to walk to a distant table, and, leaning there in pretended employment, try to subdue the feelings this picture excited.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: subdue opposition
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