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subjugation
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The House of Mirth
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subjugation
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • But gradually the sense of complete subjugation came over her, and she wondered languidly what had made her feel so uneasy and excited.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had an idea that the sight of her in a grey gown of devotional cut, with her famous lashes drooped above a prayer-book, would put the finishing touch to Mr. Gryce's subjugation, and render inevitable a certain incident which she had resolved should form a part of the walk they were to take together after luncheon.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • The Taliban wants total subjugation to their religious law.

  • The Nazis subjugated most of Europe.

  • It is a paternal society that crushes dissent and subjugates women and minorities.

  • Now that he did, it was a startling thing, a dark catalog of subjugation and struggle.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun

  • They rejected marriage as subjugation.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet`s Nest

  • A word from her readings popped into her head: subjugation.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
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