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submission

1. Law
a. an agreement by the parties to a dispute to refer the matter to arbitration
b. the instrument referring a disputed matter to arbitration
2. (in wrestling) the act of causing such pain to one's opponent that he submits

Submission

Elliott, Anne
reluctantly gives up her fiancé on her family’s advice. [Br. Lit.: Jane Austen Persuasion in Magill I, 734]
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Had Nawaz not done his 'job submissively' why were Mushahidullah Khan and Pervaiz Rasheed removed from their positions, he questioned.
Had Sharif not done his job submissively? Why were Mushahidullah Khan and Pervaiz Rasheed removed from their positions?' he questioned.
On one side, a return to a society where women submissively accept men as masters, both in the home and in the nation; on the other, an appeal to the values of equality and respect.
Now, she wept more bitterly, and more submissively, with violent gasps, cries, trembles, and convulsions.
Worse, it can stop the jumping, only for it to change to another problematic behavior like submissively urinating.
Between 2010 and 2017, 84 percent of those killed were Muslims." BBC News reported that "...ever since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in the summer of 2014, vigilante cow protection groups have been emboldened and there have been numerous attacks on Muslims and Dalits, for whom beef is a staple." Much of the Indian media, on the other hand, is submissively following the Animal Farm rules.
After that, they promise to tackle the root causes of what they see as totalitarianism, societies where the young sheepishly follow the old, women continue to be subservient to men and everyone is cowering submissively before the Leader ...
He wants a yes-man to worship him and cooperate with him submissively in avoiding implementation of the most crucial provisions in the peace deal, such as the needed reforms, and to help him return the country to war so as to continue to dictatorially maintain the power through the violence," he added.
He had a penchant for discipline and set an example by refusing to act submissively in front of the higher authority on many occasions.
They behave, however, submissively enough at present to the Civil Government which I wish they may continue to do: For I remember when they modestly declined intermeddling in our Elections, but now they come in droves, and carry all before them, except in one or two Counties.
"One of the unspoken rules is as a bride you have to behave submissively and look downcast.
The developers instead focused on making the robot act submissively to her owner.