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The essay discusses that era’s subjugation of women in a male-dominated world.
  to force into submission
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subjugation subjugating subjugated subjugate subjugates subjugator
Standard suffix:  The suffix, "-tion" converts the verb subjugate to a noun.
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  • The essay discusses that era’s subjugation of women in a male-dominated world.
  • The Taliban wants total subjugation to their religious law.
  • The region was never fully subjugated by the Romans.
  • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

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  • She subjugates her heart to her head.
  • It is better to die than be subjugated, and I for one am ready and willing to fight to the bitter end.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Or even subjugation, like most rapes.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • They were going to subjugate all of the Far East.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • This was where the letter the vampire subjugate had handed him in Magnus’s entryway had directed him to go.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • All subjugated to the will of all.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead

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  • It kept Richard Parker in partial subjugation.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • A word from her readings popped into her head: subjugation.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Most of Disney’s hidden messages dealt with religion, pagan myth, and stories of the subjugated goddess.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Such was the sympathy of Nature—that wild, heathen Nature of the forest, never subjugated by human law, nor illumined by higher truth—with the bliss of these two spirits!
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • An army has suffered defeat, and at once a people loses its rights in proportion to the severity of the reverse, and if its army suffers a complete defeat the nation is quite subjugated.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • He saw the world of civilization then more plainly than ever he had seen it before; a world in which nothing counted but brutal might, an order devised by those who possessed it for the subjugation of those who did not.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • The elves controlled them and used them to subjugate humans.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • His growing helplessness kept her in subjugation; she tenderly nursed him.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Kino stood in the door, filling it, and hatred raged and flamed in back of his eyes, and fear too, for the hundreds of years of subjugation were cut deep in him.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • The whole world will be intelligent, educated, and co-operating; things will move faster and faster towards the subjugation of Nature.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Soon the Father, subjugated by love and sleep, lay still.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • It will, I think, be easy now that we have such a high-ranking official under our control, to subjugate the others, and then they can all work together to bring Scrimgeour down.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • M’Lord, there were Sardaukar with our forces in the subjugation of this Fremen nest.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • In what manner had Enjolras subjugated him?
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • C. We are a mighty race and have a natural right to subjugate their puny one.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Subjugates worship their masters, and love serving them.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Mamma was an abject slave to their caprices, but Papa was not so easily subjugated, and occasionally afflicted his tender spouse by an attempt at paternal discipline with his obstreperous son.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • He subjugated her; she almost feared him.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Women of the past were subjugated both as females and as tinking beings, which is sad because a great deal of very important experience was lost as a result.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Instead, Japan, like Nazi Germany, used a master-race mentality and a highly mechanized war machine to subjugate those it claimed to be freeing.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • The bold and reckless young blood of ten-years back was subjugated and was turned into a torpid, submissive, middle-aged, stout gentleman.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • He set the picture of her up, beside the infamous image of last night; and thought, Could it be, that the whole earthly course of one so gentle, good, and self-denying, was subjugate to such a wretch as that!
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • None of ’cause ever was subjugated to such supernatural tortures as I have been.
    O. Henry  --  The Ransom of Red Chief
  • These are the implements of war and subjugation; the last arguments to which kings resort.
    Patrick Henry  --  Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
  • Finding more than Sue herself had suspected-love for Tommy, jealousy, selfishness, a need to subjugate him to her will on the matter of taking Carrie, disgust for Carrie herself, (she could take better care of herself she does look just like a GODDAM TOAD) hate for Miss Desjardin, hate for herself.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Could he not see the lawyer was deliberately humiliating him and had no other purpose today than to show off his power to K., and perhaps even thereby subjugate K.?
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • In their eyes, they had been subjugated by the old Crackers, and now they were subjugated again by people who were not even born there.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • Now that he did, it was a startling thing, a dark catalog of subjugation and struggle.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Sorcery is not like other magics, Eragon; by it, you attempt to force incredibly powerful and hostile beings to obey your commands, beings who devote every moment of their captivity to finding a flaw in their bonds so that they can turn on you and subjugate you in revenge.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • But when they are done fighting, Sounis, Eddis, and Attolia must be united to fight the winner or we will be subjugated as we never were before.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • But Fletcher was saying that the most powerful ideas had been subjugated… because they jeopardized the existence of the Orthodox Church.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Everybody said it was so, from the porters who were forming their own hospital Local Defence Volunteers unit, to Churchill himself who conjured an image of the country subjugated and starving with only the Royal Navy still at large.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • All the monarchs of the Norman race had shown the most marked predilection for their Norman subjects; the laws of the chase, and many others equally unknown to the milder and more free spirit of the Saxon constitution, had been fixed upon the necks of the subjugated inhabitants, to add weight, as it were, to the feudal chains with which they were loaded.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Communism deprives no man of the power to appropriate the products of society; all that it does is to deprive him of the power to subjugate the labour of others by means of such appropriation.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  --  The Communist Manifesto
  • It was that submission to a larger will that I secretly loved about the Institute, the complete subjugation of the ego to the grand scheme and the utter majesty of moving in step with two thousand men.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • 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.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • From then on until he had you completely subjugated he was always in or out of your room, ubiquitous and garrulous, though his manner gradually moved northward as his raiment improved, until at last when he had bled youuntil you began to learn better he was calling you Quentin or whatever, and when you saw him next he’d be wearinga cast-off Brooks suitand a hat witha Princeton club I forget which band that someone had given him and which he was pleasantly and unshakably convinced was a…
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • …try to discover in things, endeared to us on that account, the spiritual glamour which we ourselves have cast upon them; we are disillusioned, and learn that they are in themselves barren and devoid of the charm which they owed, in our minds, to the association of certain ideas; sometimes we mobilise all our spiritual forces in a glittering array so as to influence and subjugate other human beings who, as we very well know, are situated outside ourselves, where we can never reach them.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • They rejected marriage as subjugation.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
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