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less important or subservient; or to rank as such
  • —apt to be a little severe towards her own sex, which in her opinion was framed to be entirely subordinate.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (16% in)
  • "But womanly, I hope," said Mrs. Garth, half suspecting that Mrs. Casaubon might not hold the true principle of subordination.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (16% in)
  • On ninety-nine points Mrs. Garth decided, but on the hundredth she was often aware that she would have to perform the singularly difficult task of carrying out her own principle, and to make herself subordinate.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (28% in)
  • By-and-by came a decided external leading: a confidential subordinate partner died, and nobody seemed to the principal so well fitted to fill the severely felt vacancy as his young friend Bulstrode, if he would become confidential accountant.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (80% in)
  • Garth's meals were much subordinated to "business.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (96% in)

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