To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To cause to become subservient; subdue
To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
To mortify or subdue (the flesh).
To discipline (one's of the body and the appetites) by self-denial or self-inflicted privation, especially for religious reasons.
To be a master.
To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
To master, prevail over, or surmount
To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
To defeat in war:
To curtail or prohibit the activities of:
To restrain; subdue:
To make tame; domesticate:
Subject is defined as to make someone or something experience something.
(Intransitive, UK) to walk or step through a substance such as mud
To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
To keep under control
To overcome; subdue; suppress
To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to subdue.
The definition of mellow is to calm down or to cause someone to calm down.
To overcome, vanquish, or control
To cover or furnish with a floor
To cause to lose enthusiasm or resolution; disillusion or discourage:
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To reduce or prevent the spread of.
To attract and hold the interest of, as by beauty or wit.
To make or become calm or quiet:
To reduce in rank; demote.
To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
To make suitable, desirable, or free from excess by mingling with something else; reduce in intensity, esp. by the admixture of some other quality; moderate; assuage; mollify
To turn off the sound of.
(Informal) To defeat or outdo, as in a contest
(Informal) To thrash; beat.
To hollow, scoop, or gouge out.
To win out over; defeat or outdo
The definition of incite is to rile people up or to inspire and encourage specific behavior.
To rouse is to bring someone out of sleep, or to stir up an emotion.
The definition of arouse is to awake.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
In a quiet manner
To have or exercise supreme power, control or authority over, especially military; to have under direction or control.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To achieve or obtain by effort:
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