subjugate


subjugate (http://definr.com/subjugate)

     v 1: put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes
          any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her
          dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners
          subjugated the peasants working the land" [syn: repress,
           quash, keep down, subdue, reduce]
     2: make subservient; force to submit [syn: subject]