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used in The Scarlet Letter

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to force into submission — in various senses such as:
  • when a people are defeated in battle and oppressed
  • when someone treats their own feelings as less important than other considerations
  • 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!
    Chapter 18 -- A Flood of Sunshine (65% in)

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